Ten people attended the ENUF Water Salon on Monday, February 13, 2017, for an informative and lively presentation by Aileen Winquist, of Arlington County Environmental Services. She discussed rain gardens, native plants, stream monitoring, and the county’s matching grant program for homeowners to reduce storm water runoff from their properties.  See links and her presentation and contact info below.

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https://environment.arlingtonva.us/

Stormwater at Home (cisterns, rain gardens, etc)
https://environment.arlingtonva.us/stormwater-watersheds/stormwater-at-home/

Rain Gardens
https://environment.arlingtonva.us/stormwater-watersheds/stormwater-at-home/rain-gardens/

StormwaterWise Landscapes
https://environment.arlingtonva.us/stormwaterwise/

Native Plant guides
https://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/pdf/chesapeakenatives.pdf
http://www.plantnovanatives.org/

Native plant sale at Long Branch Nature Center – April 29th 1-4 PM
https://parks.arlingtonva.us/locations/long-branch-nature-center-park/

Arlington Solar Co-op (new one starting in March 2017 – stay tuned for info)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3GeeTotNl1Y&feature=youtu.be

Arlington Home Show and Expo – April 22nd
http://arlingtonhomeshow.org/

Aileen Winquist
Watershed Outreach Program Manager
Arlington County Environmental Services
Office of Sustainability and Environmental Management
2100 Clarendon Blvd. Suite 705, Arlington, VA 22201
P: 703-228-3610
F: 703-228-7134
E: awinquist@arlingtonva.us
Only Rain Down the Drain!

Click on the link to download the full presentation Maywood CA Feb 2017

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