Stormwater Management & Best Management Practices

 
Landscaping Using Native Trees, Shrubs, and Plants

Landscaping with native plants provides numerous environmental benefits. Native species support wildlife and reduce fertilizer, watering, and pesticide needs associated with typical landscaping.

Vegetation & Stormwater Management

Landscaping Using Native Trees, Shrubs, and Plants

Planting trees, shrubs and plants that are native to the region is critical for many reasons. Native species are adapted to the local soils and climate, have higher survival rates and thrive with minimal care. Native species also provide food and habitat for local native species of bees, butterflies, birds, and wildlife.

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