courtesy of the Housatonic Valley Association
Reasons to be River Smart:
1. Drought in New England - USGS Water Gage (from drought to flood - the extremes are constantly getting greater).
2. Stormwater Our Number One Quality Issue
2. More Than Just a Yard: Ecological Landscaping for Massachusetts Homeowners
a. Planting Natives -- Douglas Tallamy
b. Greening the Gateway -- BEAT
3. Installing LID; MA Clean Water Toolkit
4. Reducing Water Consumption -- Don't Flush -- It Causes Trouble!