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Silver Spring in Montgomery County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Bioretention Gardens

 
 
Bioretention Gardens Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones
1. Bioretention Gardens Marker
Inscription.
Bioretention Gardens absorb rainwater and filter pollutants using soil, stone and plants.

Stormwater is rain that runs off hard surfaces and carries pollution to our streams. Montgomery County has thousands of practices like this one to protect streams and the Chesapeake Bay.

They're our streams. Let's keep them clean!
 
Erected by Department of Environmental Protection, Montgomery County, Maryland.
 
Location. 39° 4.881′ N, 77° 2.855′ W. Marker is in Silver Spring, Maryland, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of Layhill Road (Maryland Route 182) and Middlevale Lane, on the left when traveling north on Layhill Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Silver Spring MD 20906, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Matthew Henson (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Matthew Henson (approx. 1.2 miles away); RainScapes (approx. 1.2 miles away); Cisterns (approx. 1.3 miles away); Conservation Landscaping (approx. 1.3 miles away); Reforestation
Bioretention Gardens Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, November 26, 2017
2. Bioretention Gardens Marker
(approx. 1.4 miles away); Kemp Mill (approx. 1 miles away); Emerald Ash Borer (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Silver Spring.
 
Categories. Environment
 
Bioretention Gardens Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, November 26, 2017
3. Bioretention Gardens Marker
Notice above marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, November 26, 2017
4. Notice above marker

Notice
Stormwater Management Facility

Please do not enter


By Authority of M-NCPPC
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 28, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 26, 2017, by Devry Becker Jones of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 62 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 26, 2017, by Devry Becker Jones of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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