Restore, Revitalize, Replant!

Restore, Revitalize, Replant!

Project Team
Fairfax County Stormwater Planning Division
Project Description

In this free-of-charge program, stream ecologists from the Department of Public Works and Environmental Services (DPWES) in Fairfax County, Virginia, introduce students to stormwater and watershed ecosystems management through hands-on native plant installations in existing bioretention or dry pond facilities. The students are taught about native plants, stormwater and water quality and in 2018, ten schools with over 1,000 students total planted over 4,300 natives.
To read the full project narrative and view more photos, visit the project folder in our Google Drive!

Best Education & Outreach Project

This category recognizes effective stormwater education and outreach campaigns that seek to change behaviors that tangibly reduce stormwater pollution in a community. The program can be offered by a municipal stormwater agency or nonprofit organization that goes well beyond the minimum required by their local stormwater permits.

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