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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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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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Close-up of rain barrel

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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