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Multiple Rain Barrel System

Ashland Wisconsin averages 4.02 inches of rain in 11 rainfalls for the month of July.  Over the month, a 33-gal rain barrel can capture about 363 gallons (which is only about one fourth of the flow off an average roof of 20×30 ft. in July). The excess water overflows which can sometimes be a problem […]

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Duluth Rain Barrel Sale May 19, 2012

Western Lake Superior Sanitary District and the Regional Stormwater Protection Team are sponsoring a rain barrel and composter sale at Lake Superior College on Saturday May 19, 2012 from 9:00am-3:00pm.  (map) For more information see their webpage.

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May 19 Rain Gardens & Rain Barrels Program

As part of the 2012 Chequamegon Bay Birding and Nature Festival, I’m offering an introductory workshop on rain gardens and rain barrels on Saturday, May 19, 2012 from 1:00pm -2:45pm at the Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center.  Click here to register. Have you been wondering what to do with those wet areas of your yard […]

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July 17 rain barrel and composter sale Superior, WI

July 17 rain barrel and composter sale Superior, WI

City of Superior announces their 2011 Rain Barrel and Compost Bin Sale One Day Only Truckload Sale! Join us on Lake Superior Day to celebrate the lake through a variety of activities including a rain garden demonstration, kids activities, composting workshop and Native American drum circle.  For more information see www.superiorforum.org View Lake-Superior-Day-Flier 2011 final […]

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June 4 Lake Superior Watershed Festival, Duluth, MN

Join the many local groups that make up the Regional Stormwater Protection Team (RSPT) to celebrate local streams, rivers and lakes. Individuals and families can learn how to reduce stormwater runoff and enjoy performances and workshops by respected and innovative entertainers like the In the Heart of the Beast Puppet Theater from Minneapolis. This event […]

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Rain Barrel Sale May 26–Iron, Ashland, Bayfield Counties

Rain Barrel Project Truckload Sale 33-gallon blue plastic recycled rain barrels Fully assembled $45/each Quantities are limited! Prepay by May 19 to reserve your rain barrel. Click for the Rain barrel order form 2011 Walk-in purchase may be available at the truck as quantities permit on May 26 Make checks payable to: Iron County Conservation […]

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