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° 3.096′ N, 77° 2.607′ W. Marker is in Silver Spring, Maryland, in Montgomery County. Marker can be reached from Shorefield Road. Touch for map. On the grounds of Wheaton Regional Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2000 Shorefield Road, Silver Spring MD 20902, United States of America.
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, measured in a direct line); Shorefield (approx. 0.2 miles away); Regional Parks 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.
Categories. • Animals • Environment •
Credits. This page was last revised on April 7, 2018. This page originally submitted on November 26, 2017, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 74 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 26, 2017, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. 5, 6. submitted on March 29, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. 7. submitted on November 26, 2017, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.