10 Ways You Could Make a Difference in Local Watersheds?

1. Use a rain barrel to catch rooftop run-off.
2. Keep your sidewalks clean. Don’t sweep trash into storm drains.
3. Plant native trees and shrubs.
4. Reduce or eliminate the use of fertilizer.
5. Reduce or eliminate the use of pesticides.
6. Clean up after your pets.
7. Reduce the amount of your yard devoted to grass.
8. Use porous surfaces for paths and patios.
9. Plant trees near backyard steam channels.
10. Join your local watershed association!

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