Rainscape Rebate Program offers additional incentives

Rain garden with standing waterFor a limited time, the Missouri Botanical Garden is offering a RainScaping Prize Drawing. Visit www.mobot.org/rainscaping by February 11, 2014 to enter. Prizes include a $500 gift certificate for Shaw Nature Reserve’s Spring Wildflower Market in May, and five other prizes valued from $350 to $1,000.

In addition, landowners in 19 participating municipalities, including residents, schools, churches, and businesses are eligible to take part in a RainScape Rebates Program. This voluntary program financially assists landowners in and near the Deer Creek Watershed wishing to landscape their yards to improve stormwater management. Rebates of up to $2,000 are available,and the application deadline is February 12, 2014. Visit the Deer Creek Watershed Alliance website to learn more.