Silver Spring in Montgomery County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
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 Conduit Track Switch and Crossover (approx. 1.4 miles away); Old Glory (approx. 1½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Silver Spring.
Categories. • Environment •
Credits. This page was last revised on November 28, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 26, 2017, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 80 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 26, 2017, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.