LANSING, MICHIGAN'S DOWNTOWN RAIN GARDENS: DESIGN AND COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
Abstract:The City of Lansing, Michigan has retrofitted engineered rain gardens into a streetscape project demonstrating the feasibility of using rain gardens in an ultra-urban area and providing a public education platform to promote watershed stewardship and community involvement. The City is fostering community involvement and rain garden maintenance through an adopt-a-garden volunteer program and watershed stewardship through interpretive signage in coordination with a local hands-on science museum display.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: January 1, 2008
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