Learning Resources

While nothing beats hands-on learning in the field, or from experts at our workshops, we are happy to offer online learning resources for you to explore!  Click on any of the topics below that interest you, have fun, and let us know if you can't find what you're looking for!

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