Volunteers Needed to Plant New Rain Garden

What: Plant new rain garden. Dress for gardening, bring gloves and a garden trowel for your own use if available.
When: Sunday, October 7, 2018, from 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM
 
Where: Hunt Club Road, Hillsborough, NJ (Between the intersections of Valinor Road and Fairfield Lane)
Directions from Willow Road:
Valinor Road is located between Homestead Road and Spring Valley Drive. Proceed on Valinor Drive. The work site will be on the right-hand side between the intersections of Valinor Drive and Harford Place. There is on-street parking.
 
Why:  A rain garden is functional landscaping designed to capture stormwater and reduce flooding. They are also designed to improve water quality by acting as a filter for pollutants. Rain gardens are beautiful, low maintenance, and inexpensive gardens you can install at your home. Phase I of the Foxchase Pond Restoration Project includes a rain garden and installation of a naturalized meadow. These green infrastructure demonstrations are designed to manage stormwater and improve water quality. This project is a continuation of the ongoing 319(h) Clean Water Act Grant from the NJ Department of Environmental Protection from 2014 that the Rutgers Cooperative Extension has been working on along with Hillsborough Township. For more information including, please visit www.sustainablehillsborough.com
Please email dkois@hillsborough-nj.org if you able to volunteer by Friday, October 6, 2018 by 3:00 PM.
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