Snohomish Conservation District partners with the City of Everett and WSU Extension to coordinate their green stormwater infrastructure initiatives, which includes the following activities:

  • Downspout Disconnect
  • Rain Gardens
  • Natural Yard Care workshops
  • Rain Garden Training for Professionals

For more information please contact Kate Riley at 425-377-7004 or kate(at)

Project Highlights & News

Photo of our WCC Crew and Maia Bellon Working on disconnecting downspouts

Downspout Disconnect

In partnership with the City of Everett, we have disconnected hundreds of homes from the combined-sewer overflow in North Everett, helping to protect Puget Sound.

Photo of Everett Rain Garden- Pilot Project

Rain Garden Cluster Project

The District helped to organize and install the first 7-rain garden cluster project in North Everett, which has led to dozens more installations through the City’s rebate program. The self-led tour of the rain gardens starts at 13th and Lombard in Everett.

Photo of Natural Yard Care Workshop Participants learning about a rain garden 

Natural Yard Care Workshops

Natural Yard Care Series are held each spring and fall in Everett, with a wide variety of hands-on workshops, tips from top designers, and resources like WSU Master Gardener plant and bug diagnostics.

Photo of Rain Garden Training Professionals Learning about Soil

Rain Garden Training for Professionals

Each year, we help train and support landscape professionals, engineers, and other municipal staff in rain garden design, construction, and maintenance.

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