The Lawns to Legumes program in the Bassett Creek Watershed District aims to convert replace conventional grass lawns with plantings that will beautify the community, improve water quality, and protect our pollinators. All residents of the Harrison, Jordan, and Willard-Hay neighborhoods are eligible to participate in this project – INCLUDING RENTERS! Project participants will receive a FREE 75 square foot garden by participating in this project.
Harrison, Jordan, and Willard-Hay are classified as environmental justice (EJ) neighborhoods, or areas that experience harmful environmental conditions but have not seen projects implemented to address these issues. A focal point of this project will be on equitable engagement, where we are investing resources to recruit project participants that are representative of the area. If you hope to get involved in this project, please select the category that is most applicable to you for additional information.