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Land + Water WORKS Coalition

2020 Rain Garden Applications Now Available!
Apply ONLINE or click HERE to view the full application.

Applications due by Thursday, April 30

Complete online or mail completed application to:
Sierra Club
2727 Second Ave, Suite 112
Detroit, MI 48201

If you need assistance with the application, contact Quentin Turner with Sierra club at (313) 965-0055 or email Quentin.

Land + Water  WORKS Rain Garden Workshops

Friends of the Rouge and Sierra Club Michigan Chapter invite non-profit and faith-based organizations or public institutions to apply to receive:

  • Support and design assistance to create a rain garden
  • Materials and facilitation support to install the rain garden
  • Documents needed to apply for DWSD green credits to reduce the drainage fee on your water bill 
  • Facilitation of three workshops and hands-on installation project
    • Detroit’s stormwater problem and rain gardens as a simple, low cost solution
    • Community Design Session
    • Hands-on rain garden installation
    • Hands-on maintenance workshop
  • Articles, info-graphics and information to share within your community
  • Fun challenges to engage your community

The Land + Water WORKS Coalition supports Detroiters to become better stewards of our land and waterways in an effort to create a healthy community and improve the quality of life for all.

The Land + Water WORKS Coalition advocates for sustainable land and water use practices to promote healthy and equitable communities, and to increase economic opportunities through the implementation of green stormwater infrastructure programs.

Partners: Multiple, led by Detroit Future City
Funded by: The Fred A. and Barbara M. Erb Family Foundation

See Our 2020 Workshops (Coming Soon)