Rain Gardens & Wildlife Ponds

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Here you will find posts from The Metropolitan Field Guide about rain gardens and wildlife ponds as well as resources for designing, installing and maintaining them.

Create a Garden Pond for Wildlife (PDF):: Oregon State University Extension Service

The Backyard Wildlife Pond:: Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife

Landscaping for Wildlife in the Pacific Northwest (Book)

Water for Wildlife: Bird Baths and Backyard Ponds (PDF):: Penn State Cooperative Extension

Backyard Pond (PDF):: NRCS

Ponds for Wildlife:: RSPB

Dig a Pond for Dragonflies (PDF):: British Dragonfly Society

Excavated Ponds for Wildlife (PDF):: Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

Working with Wildlife: Pools for Amphibians (PDF):: Stewardship Forest

Vernal Ponds: Seasonal Habitat for Wildlife (PDF):: Penn State Cooperative Extension

Guidelines for the Certification of Vernal Pool Habitat (PDF):: Division of Fisheries & Wildlife Massachusetts

Backyard Habitat Ponds (PDF):: University of Florida IFAS Extension

Creating Urban Stormwater Control Ponds for Water Quality and Wildlife Habitat (PDF):: University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service

Rain Gardens: Managing Water Sustainably in the Garden and Designed Landscape (Book)

Rain Garden Handbook for Western Washington Homeowners (PDF):: Washington State University, Pierce County Extension

The Oregon Rain Garden Guide: A Step-by-Step Guide to Landscaping for Clean Water and Healthy Streams (PDF):: Sea Grant Oregon

The Vermont Rain Garden Manual: Gardening to Absorb the Storm (PDF):: Winooski Natural Resources Conservation District

Rain Gardens: A How-to Manual for Homeowners (PDF)::  University of Wisconsin Extension

Rain Gardens: A Rain Garden Manual for South Carolina (PDF):: Clemson Public Service

Rain Gardens: Iowa Rain Garden Design and Installation Manual (PDF):: Iowa NRCS

Rain Gardens for Home Landscapes (PDF):: Clean Water Campaign, Georgia Department of Natural Resources

The Vermont Rain Garden Manual: Gardening to Absorb the Storm (PDF):: Winooski Natural Resources Conservation District

Rain Gardens: A How-to Manual for Homeowners (PDF)::  University of Wisconsin Extension

Create a Rain Garden (PDF):: Rain Gardens of Western Michigan

Backyard Rain Gardens:: North Carolina Cooperative Extension

Rain Gardens Fact Sheet (PDF):: Rutgers Cooperative Research & Extension

Start-to-Finish Rain Garden Design (PDF):: Faribault County Soil & Water Conservation District, Minnesota

Rain Garden Design and Construction: A Northern Virginia Homeowner’s Guide (PDF):: Northern Virginia Soil and Water Conservation District

Creating Urban Stormwater Control Ponds for Water Quality and Wildlife Habitat (PDF):: University of Kentucky Extension Service

Wildlife Habitat Creation In and Around Urban Ponds (PDF):: University of Florida IFAS Extension

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