The Cannon River Watershed Partnership and Carleton College invite the public to join Nancy Braker, Director of the Cowling Arboretum at Carleton College, on a guided walking tour of the “river friendly gardens” that exist both in and around Carleton.
The tour will begin with a Carleton rain garden and move into the surrounding neighborhood to explore a private rain garden and a several boulevards with alternative plantings.
Participants will learn how native plantings filter and absorb runoff, attract birds and butterflies, and add color and variety to green spaces.
When: Tuesday, August 30th, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Where: Departs from the parking lot for Carleton College’s Memorial Hall, at the intersection of 1st Street East and Nevada Street
Free and open to the public.