The power of community and the willingness to both learn and teach on full display at this Bothell elementary school.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
With school out for the summer, SCD offered two different workshops to K-12 teachers. One is called Project WET, and the other is called Green Schoolyard. Learn more and see how much fun they had!
“I enjoyed all of the excellent presenters and tours – all were inspiring and knowledgeable… best training I’ve been to in years.”Read More
In 2017, Our Savior's had SCD out for a site visit to determine if they were a good candidate for a rain garden. They were, but the construction season of 2017 was cut short, ironically, by heavy rains, so it had to wait until 2018. Check out the landscape now!Read More
The Washington Stormwater Center conducts research including 16 experimental rain gardens. Each garden tests the effects of different soil, vegetation, and other factors that help filter rainwater and stormwater. Earlier this summer, the center concluded that the water was draining too quickly from the rain gardens, thereby losing all the filtration benefits of the special imported rain garden soil.Read More
The Snohomish Conservation District gathered dozens of local volunteers last Thursday behind the Stanwood Camano Village to help restore a bare and degraded landscape right in their own backyard. Volunteers included employees from local businesses, including the YMCA, the Everett Clinic, Port Susan Dental Care, Subway, and Process Solutions.Read More