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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, November 26, 2017
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° 3.096′ N, 77° 2.607′ W. Marker is in Silver Spring, Maryland, in Montgomery County. Marker can be reached from Shorefield Road east of Shorefield Court. On the grounds of Wheaton Regional Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2000 Shorefield Road, Silver Spring MD 20902, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Emerald Ash Borer (within shouting distance of this marker); Welcome to Ovid Hazen Wells Carousel at Wheaton Regional Park (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Emerald Ash Borer (about 400 feet away,
Bioretention Garden image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, November 26, 2017
2. Bioretention Garden
measured in a direct line); Shorefield (approx. 0.2 miles away); Regional Parks (approx. mile away); A Pond with a Purpose (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Bridge to Understanding (approx. 0.4 miles away); Suggestions for Walking the Labyrinth (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Silver Spring.
 
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Bioretention Gardens image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, March 26, 2018
3. Bioretention Gardens
Close-up of image on marker
Bioretention Garden<br>at Wheaton Regional Park image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, March 26, 2018
4. Bioretention Garden
at Wheaton Regional Park
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on March 20, 2019. This page originally submitted on November 26, 2017, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 94 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 26, 2017, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.   3, 4. submitted on March 29, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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