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Rain Garden Training Workshop at Zoo New England's Franklin Park Zoo


JOIN EARTHWATCH AT THE FRANKLIN PARK ZOO FOR THE 2019 RAIN GARDEN TRAINING WORKSHOP!


Do you experience flooding in your yard or neighborhood? Are you interested in gardening?


Come explore the benefits of rain gardens!


What is a Rain Garden? A rain garden is an area of plants that is specifically designed to soak in rain water runoff that flows from streets, sidewalks, driveways and roofs.


Throughout our workshop, we will discuss:



  • How water impacts your community

  • The benefits of Green Infrastructure

  • How to spot problem areas in your yard and neighborhood

  • Actionable steps to take to make a difference

  • See the implementation of a rain garden at Zoo New England


 If you are interested in participating in this FREE 3 part series, please RSVP or contact Sarai Zelada Szelada@earthwatch.org. Interested but unable to attend these dates? Please fill out an interest form for future events. 


Participants who attend all 3 workshops will be given a certification of of completion and other prizes.


To learn more about Earthwatch's Urban programs please check out: https://expeditions.earthwatch.org/rain/