Introduction to Rain Gardens (RV-10281)
Rain gardens have become very popular, with good reason. You can create landscapes that add beauty, wildlife habitat, and interest to an area – while helping manage storm water more sustainably. You can use them to meet LID (Low Impact Development) requirements.
This interactive online course will teach you how to significantly reduce the impacts of development and also aid in improving storm water quality.
Water / Stormwater Management
Health, Safety and Welfare
•Describe what a rain garden is and why it should be installed
•Explain how urbanization has changed the hydrologic cycle
•Define the importance of proper location
•Identify the role that soils play in proper selection
•Discuss how size and depth are determined for a rain garden
•Indicate where rain gardens should not be installed and why
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