STEWARD RESOURCES


WSA Rainscaping Manual

This comprehensive manual will give you and your contractor detailed guidance for where to site, and how to design, install and maintain 6 residential scale RainScaping practices.


Conservation Landscape Design Tool

Want to build a conservation landscape in your yard?  This easy tool will take the guesswork out of designing a landscape that is perfect for your yard.

 


New updates to this tool are coming soon!

Clean Water Communities Runoff Reduction Calculator

Have you ever wondered how much polluted runoff is generated by your property, and whether a rain garden would make a difference? Use this tool to determine which RainScaping techniques are most effective for your property or community. 

CWC Runoff Calculator Survey


WSA Rainscaping Field Guide

This at-a-glance guide will lead you through the siting and maintenance of 6 common residential scale RainScaping practices.

 

 

 

 


WSA Behavior Change Resources

Changing behaviors is one of the most effective ways to reduce pollution. Our handbook will guide you step by step through the process of creating a behavior change campaign for your community.  Need a door hanger on pet paste or a magnet reminding community members to rake and bag their leaves, download customizable tools here!

 


From My Backyard to Our Bay

An Anne Arundel County resident's guide to improving our environment and protecting our natural resources.  This is a primary resource for all residents.


WSA Permitting Cheat Sheet

Are you planning a restoration project in Anne Arundel County?  Find out what permits and permissions are required and how to obtain them.  This also includes the procedure for storm drain stenciling and street tree approval.

 

 

 


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WSA Toolbox for Sustaining Action 

The “go-to” resources for community restoration, from behavior change to RainScaping.


Grant Assistance Programs

Find the funds you need to make  your project a reality.


Emergent Marsh Grasses Application 

The emergent grasses program is a multi-departmental effort between the Department of Inspections and Permits and the Department of Recreation and Parks.