Help plant trees and native plants

We work with volunteers across the watershed to improve water quality and natural habitat. Replacing turf with native plants and planting trees along the stream banks reduces erosion, and provides habitat for birds, mammals and aquatic creatures.
The County’s Rainscapes Program and the City of Gaithersburg’s Conservation Landscaping Program both encourage replacing turf grass in your yard with Native Plants.  These programs reduce runoff from your property and allow the water to better infiltrate into the ground.  In a similar way, you can use rain barrels or trees to perform similar good work.  Check out the programs!  Also watch our calendar of events for workshops or demonstration projects around the area.