Reforestation (HM224I)

Location: Silver Spring, MD 20902 Montgomery County
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N 39° 3.687', W 77° 2.762'

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Project Summary

In 2015, Glen Waye Gardens Condominiums and Bethesda Green undertook three major methods to reduce Glen Waye's stormwater runoff:
· Reforestation project: 60 native trees were planted.
· Cisterns: 6 concrete pads and rainwater collection cisterns were installed.
· Conservation landscaping: 23 shrubs, 692 perennials, and 254 grasses were added to the area.

Grant Award: $32,000 grant from the Chesapeake Bay Trust through the Montgomery County Water Quality Protection Fund administered by the Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection
Recipient: Glen Waye Garden Condominiums (Glen Waye)
Grantee: Bethesda Green
Partners: Montgomery County RainScapes, Tree Montgomery

· Trees absorb a large amount of stormwater to replenish local aquifers.
· Trees provide food and habitat for birds, pollinators, and small animals.
· Trees are aesthetically pleasing which increases property values.
· Trees clean the air and provide shade which reduces heat island effects.
HM NumberHM224I
Placed ByGlen Waye Gardens Condominium
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 16th, 2017 at 7:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 322975 N 4325588
Decimal Degrees39.06145000, -77.04603333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 3.687', W 77° 2.762'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 3' 41.22" N, 77° 2' 45.72" W
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Area Code(s)301, 240, 410
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2100-2178 Glenallan Ave, Silver Spring MD 20902, US
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