Low Impact Development (LID) is a stormwater management strategy that emphasizes conservation and use of existing natural site features integrated with distributed, small-scale stormwater controls. Find factsheets, informational videos, and more here!
Rain gardens are a beautiful and effective mode of decentralized storm-water management. We invite you to explore these resources, or attend one of our Rain Garden Workshops to learn:
- How rain gardens help to protect our waterways and salmon,
- Whether a rain garden is right for you,
- How to build a Rain Garden, and
- Much much more!
Learn about proper planting technique for restoring stream banks, the importance of flora and shade over streams, plus find a link to a brochure on salmon-friendly habits!
This 17-minute video demonstrates:
- Planting techniques for livestakes (cuttings), bare root, and potted plants
- Proper hole preparation
- Short- and long-term maintenance considerations
- Tool safety
- Streamside etiquette
This video explores the transitional shoreline area linking terrestrial uplands and the marine environment of the Puget Sound Region