Bothell neighbors ‘conserve’ their community with rain gardens

 Tessa Anton puts the finishing touches on a bothell rain garden

Tessa Anton puts the finishing touches on a bothell rain garden

Snohomish Conservation District partners with the city to install green stormwater infrastructure.

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Snohomish Conservation District is partnering with King County and the city of Bothell to install a cluster of four rain gardens in the neighborhood behind Bothell High School.

Alicia Kellogg, a community conservation project coordinator for the district, said the goal is to “build momentum in the city for doing more projects like this.” Rain gardens are “cheaper and more beautiful” than other stormwater infrastructure, she said.

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