St. Louis County RainScape Rebates now available

stormwater-runoffCombating stormwater runoff in west St. Louis County just got easier.  Residents, schools, churches, businesses, and parks in fourteen participating municipalities can now apply for RainScape Rebates of up to $2,000 to improve their yards with rain gardens, trees and shrubs, soil amendments, or rain barrels, etc.

The purpose of this program is to help minimize stormwater runoff, reduce flooding problems, and improve water quality within the Deer Creek Watershed.  Take full advantage of this opportunity to upgrade your landscape, increase habitat for birds and pollinators, and improve property value!  Application deadline is March 1.

For more information, visit the Deer Creek Watershed Alliance website or attend one of these informational sessions:

  • Tuesday, Jan. 22, 7 p.m.  For Webster Groves residents; at the Recreation Complex, 33 East Glendale Road, Webster Groves.  Mitch Leachman will talk about Bring Conservation Home, and Stacey Arnold from the Deer Creek Watershed Alliance will speak about the RainScape Rebates.
  • Wednesday, Feb. 6, 7 p.m.  Karla Wilson, Deer Creek Watershed Alliance coordinator is the featured speaker at our February meeting.
  • Saturday, Feb. 9, 9-11 a.m. Workshop for landowners interested in the program.  Read the details.
  • Tuesday, Feb. 12, 6:30-8:30 p.m.  Workshop for landowners interested in the program.  Read the details.