Fall Leaves

Leaves that find their way onto our sidewalks and streets can clog storm sewers, potentially causing floods. In addition, the leaf litter increases nutrients in our rivers and streams, which can cause excessive algae growth.

Below are resources about leaves to share with your community:

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A guide for landscaping with environmental friendly native plants that support wildlife and infiltrate rainwater into the ground.

Learn about the butterflies in our area and what you can plant at home to attract them.


Find out how leaves impact water quality in our rivers and streams and how you can put leaves to work in your garden.


All the leaves you rake and bring to the curb for collection have to go somewhere. Ever wonder where the leaves from your yard ultimately end up?