Rain Garden Rejuvenation – April 23rd at West and Wellington

Let’s bring new life to the established rain garden at the Everett tail end of the Northern Strand Trail.  This rain garden diverts storm water runoff from our Mystic River.  We will learn the importance of rain gardens from Clay Larson who first helped to establish this garden through a grant provided by Mystic River Watershed Association.  Clay spoke at our last meeting about rain gardens.  Now we can get dirty!

The Friends of the Malden River will be maintaining this garden as part of our community efforts to protect our watershed through public education and involvement.  We will glean as a group the actual and the potential benefits of rain gardens.

We are accepting donations of native and hardy plants to enrich this garden.  You may bring your plant to share!  Tools will be provided.  Wear long sleeves and long pants and other protective clothing (gloves, hats, boots) for more adventurous cleanup, if you like!

Looking forward to seeing you there.  Please contact us at friendsofthemaldenriver@gmail.com for any questions or concerns.  You can visit our facebook page for updates:  Friends of the Malden River