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Rain gardens: concrete solutions transforming urban landscapes for a greener future

Rain gardens are blossoming as powerful solutions in our urban landscape. These green havens counter the dominance of concrete and play a vital role in preserving ecosystems. Led by Cougar Creek Streamkeepers, a recent walking tour showcased 29 rain gardens in North Delta, filtering harmful chemicals before they reach fish-bearing streams.

Rain gardens combat deforestation’s consequences and mitigate pollution from pavement runoff, protecting our waterways. Scientists discovered rain gardens’ ability to save fish from lethal chemicals, offering hope. Vancouver and North Vancouver embrace rain gardens, promoting sustainability and education. As these gardens multiply, their collective impact promises a greener future.

Source video: Sustainability Ambassadors on YouTube

Source image: Wikimedia

Source: thetyee.ca

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