Learn more about the Youth Rain Action Project by reading the storyboard of the youth participants:
Post 1: What is a Rain Garden?
Post 2: Let’s Design a Rain Garden!
Post 3: A Questionable Ode to the Purpose of the Fountain
Post 4: Calculating Soil Infiltration Rate
Rain Garden Technical Considerations
Post 5: Man vs. Nature
Post 6: Designing a Natural Rain Garden
Post 7: Making a Rain Gauge
Post 8: The Key to Success is Knowing Your Flowers
Post 9: Our Progress
Post 10: How It All Continues
Post 11: Stormwater in Mississauga
Post 12: Completing Our Designs!
Making the Garden
Post 13: Designing a Green Home
Post 14: Finalizing our Designs
Post 15: Presenting the Naturalized Garden
Post 16: Growing for Our Good Workshop
Post 17: The Winning Garden – Pollinator Garden!
Post 18: Excavating the Garden
Post 19: Installing our Rain Garden
Post 20: Time to Celebrate!
The Youth Rain Action Project is led by Ecosource in partnership with Toronto and Region Conservation Authority, the Burnhamthorpe Sustainable Neighbourhood Retrofit Action Plan (SNAP), and Sheridan Nurseries, and is generously supported by the Government of Ontario’s Great Lakes Guardian Community Fund.