Learn more about the Youth Rain Action Project by reading the storyboard of the youth participants:
What is a Rain Garden?
Let’s Design a Rain Garden!
A Questionable Ode to the Purpose of the Fountain
Calculating Soil Infiltration Rate
Rain Garden Technical Considerations
Man vs. Nature
Designing a Natural Rain Garden
Making a Rain Gauge
The Key to Success is Knowing Your Flowers
How It All Continues
Stormwater in Mississauga
Completing Our Designs!
Making the Garden
Designing a Green Home
Finalizing our Designs
Presenting the Naturalized Garden
Growing for Our Good Workshop
The Winning Garden – Pollinator Garden!
Excavating the Garden
Installing our Rain Garden
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.