In Your Yard

There are lots of ways to dig in and help keep our water clean in your own yard.

Looking for tools to help create a beautiful, natural landscape? You've come to the right place! From free native plants and technical assistance in your yard to information about wildlife, you'll find it here. Want to mobilize a group? Visit our community resources. If you live near a creek or wetland, explore our digital creek kit for resources to keep your watershed healthy.

Technical Assistance

Create a rain-friendly landscape in your yard with advice from a stormwater design expert. Learn about improving drainage (PDF, 2.3MB) on private property.

Free Native Plants

Washington County residents can receive free plants each fall for their property. 

Stream Friendly Solutions

Take care of our streams from home. Check out the Stream Care Guide (PDF, 2.7MB) and Nature-Friendly Home & Yard Care Brochure (PDF, 2.6MB).

Living with Wildlife

Learn more about beneficial and invasive wildlife and what to do when they are in your yard.

Property owner in our service area? You may be eligible to receive free native plants.

Streamside Stewardship Program

Receive news on what we are doing in the community and our innovative solutions to continue on providing clean water.