Now is the perfect time to get involved with protecting our freshwater resources with volunteer events, free training and education classes and family-friendly activities throughout the year!
The Statue Park rain garden was constructed using WaterTowns® $5,000 mini-grant funding opportunity. Installation was completed in a single day with help from the city’s Public Works Department and the Huntington Woods Environmental Council volunteers. The project came in under budget and the remaining mini-grant amount will be used for maintenance of the garden as needed.
CRWC staff assisted in the design and construction of the first garden put in as part of Royal Oak’s new residential rain garden program. This garden was also constructed in a single day with help from the homeowner and volunteers from the Royal Oak Environmental Action Board.
The monarch butterfly is one charismatic species we like to focus on when encouraging planting native flowering species, such as milkweed.