Muchas gracias to our Latino community and others who helped build rain barrels in March!Read More
From Stanwood to Darrington, and Monroe to Bothell, we covered some ground with rain gardens this October to help filter pollutants out of stormwater runoff. Thanks to the many partners and volunteers who made it possible!Read More
We recently taught a Gardening with a Purpose class in Spanish! The aim was to connect with Latino community members in Monroe through partnerships with WSU, the Monroe Chamber and In Harmony Landscaping. Muchas gracias!Read More
Thank you to our partners including Boeing, King Conservation District, City of Lynnwood, Tulalip Tribes, Lowe’s, and YOU, for making these rain barrel sales possible. Each drop of water saved is good for all of us!Read More
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On Monday May 15th, the Snohomish Conservation District (SCD) invited out Council Members Brian Sullivan and Stephanie Wright, to join District Manager, Monte Marti, on a tour around south Snohomish County to view completed stormwater treatment projects within their districts (2 and 3).
The tour consisted of a rain garden on an right of way and a property owner’s house in Edmonds, the Mukilteo Library, Mukilteo Elementary School to view their outdoor classroom, and condominiums along 112th St. SE in Everett.Read More
In the pouring rain, almost 40 homeowners gathered for this year's first Lawns to Lettuce workshop, in the garden of Terry Myer, coordinator for the Lake Stevens Chamber of Commerce and the online community, Being Neighborly Lake Stevens.Read More
Students at Arlington and Weston High School recently completed rain catchment projects at their schools. Combined, both projects have the capacity to collect and store 1,430 gallons of water!Read More
Make A Difference Day was on Saturday, October 22. Volunteers from various community groups showed up to help with projects that will protect Puget Sound. These volunteers planted plants in a large rain garden and helped to build 150 rain barrels out of upcycled food-grade barrels.Read More
Pre-orders have closed, but walk-up sales are welcome!
Stop by the Mill Creek Lowe's parking lot from noon to 2 p.m. to purchase yours. Credit card and checks only, no cash. See you there!
Our one-day rain barrel sale is back, for the last time in 2016. Purchase your barrel on Saturday, October 22 at the Mill Creek Lowe's Parking Lot. Snohomish Conservation District is teaming up with Lowe's, King 5, and the Glenn Phillips Law Firm to build 150 rain barrels in the morning before the sale as part of Make a Difference Day. Once installed, the rain barrels will divert approximately 135,000 gallons of polluted storm water from entering our waterways each year.
You will get a pre-assembled 55-gallon barrel with sturdy components (spigot, overflow spout, mesh over inlet).
- WHEN: Saturday, October 22 from noon to 2 p.m
- WHERE: Lowe's Parking Lot, 2002 132nd St SE, Mill Creek
- COST: $50 + tax
- QUESTIONS: Email outreach(at)snohomishcd.org or call 425-335-5634, ext. 0