Native plants in urban and suburban environments intercept storm water, reducing runoff into storm sewers and streams. Trees do the same, as do some man-made materials designed for the purpose. All are incorporated into the Operation Brightside demonstration garden, site of our September meeting and described in the latest issue of Conservation Connections. Read the article (500 MB PDF).
Conservation Connections is a monthly newsletter from the Missouri Department of Conservation focused on upcoming events in the St. Louis area.