Rain Garden for the Bays Campaign


Acme Rain Garden and Signage

Acme Rain Garden and Signage

Greening our neighborhoods and protecting our streams and bays by creating thousands of rain gardens in local watersheds! Rain gardens are…

  • Easy to construct, low cost and beautiful
  • Home to native birds, butterflies and other local wildlife
  • A green solution to managing stormwater where we live.

How can I join the Rain Garden for the Bays Campaign?

  • Create your own backyard rain garden or start a local Rain Gardens for the Bays Campaign in your neighborhood.
  • Check out the information on our website to help you get started.
  • And when you’re finished, register your rain garden on our website and and we’ll send you a sign for your garden.

Join us in the Rain Gardens for the Bays Campaign to keep our waters healthy and protect our communities from flooding and polluted run-off during storms.

Work with your watershed association, municipality, school, and workplace to create rain gardens where you work, live and play.

How do I Get Started?

  • Check out our website for information on how to create your own rain garden.
  • Go to a workshop or an event on rain gardens
  • Design and build your own rain garden
  • Register an existing or new Rain garden and request a sign to mark your participation in the Rain Garden for the Bays Campaign.
  • Work with your watershed association, municipality, school, and workplace to create rain gardens where you work, live and play.

The Mid-Atlantic National Estuary Programs and many state and local partners are collaborating to encourage healthier bays by creating thousands of rain gardens in our backyards, school campuses, town halls, libraries, local businesses and on our corporate lands.

To contact and learn more about our many partner organizations, visit our partners page.

Partnership for the Delaware Bay

Center for the Inland Bays

Maryland Coastal Bays

Campaign Partners