Protecting Our World With Rain Gardens
Presentation to the FREP Summit '07 by
Roger Bannerman, Wisc. Dept. of Natural Resources
Rain Gardens - How-to Manual for Homeowners
 Wisconsin DNR/University of Wisconsin Extension
Rain Garden Manual for Homeowners
 Geauga (OH) Soil & Water Conservation Dist. publication
Resources for Educators
Greening Schools - Illinois Rain Garden Initiative
Resources to Green Your Lesson Plans
Watch for our Rain Garden Curriculum, created by Kane-DuPage Soil & Water Conservation Dist. for our Kane County Rain Garden Initiative
Watershed Groups promoting Rain Gardens
Wild Ones - Northern Kane Chapter
Wild Ones - National Website
Rain Barrels
rain barrelRain barrels can be a very effective way to collect water run-off and recycling its use to water plants and gardens.

For more information about rain barrels, read the Conservation @ Home brochure.
Rain barrels can be purchased in the Fox Watershed through:
Conservation @ Home The Conservation Foundation
Lake Co. Stormwater Management Commission
North Cook County Soil & Water Conservation District
Recycle oak rain barrels available through
ecoMarsh Products
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