Retain the Rain: Rain Gardens and Swales


Rain gardens and swales aren’t just beautiful landscape features, they also help recharge groundwater, reduce pollution in our waterways, provide habitat for butterflies, birds, and other pollinators, and build soil health! Join this program to learn how to design and … Read more

San Francisco in the rain

Why October Rain Matters


Major October rain is in the forecast for the first time in five years. As they say in sports, sometimes it’s better to be lucky than good.

snow in the Diablo range

Was That A Cold Winter? Not Entirely.


Why was it so cold this winter? Temperatures this February in the Bay Area were colder than we’ve been accustomed to as of late, and this will go down as the coolest February in 30 years for some locations. But … Read more