for the program and access additional information about the program from the Deer Creek Watershed Alliance at
Sign up for the E-newsletter to receive information directly from Deer Creek. RainScape Rebates Program hard copy applications are also available at University City Hall (information table on the 1st and 3rd Floor) and at the University City Library.
Important Dates for the 3rd Round of Funding:
November 15, 2013 - Updated applications become available
December 17, 2013 - Required contractor workshop
January 9, 2014 - Optional landowner orientation
January 11, 2014 - Optional landowner orientation
February 12, 2014
- Application deadline - EXTENDED to
Friday, March 12, 2014
March 15, 2014
- Qualified applicants are notified of funding on
April 18, 2014
Orientation space is limited.
Pre-registration is required to attend
For more information or to register for FREE RainScape Rebates Program orientations, contact 314-577-0202 or email
Find out more helpful information from the Missouri Botanical Garden's online
For a limited time, Missouri Botanical Garden in offering a RainScaping Prize Drawing. Interested parties are invited to fill out a short survey at
by February 11, 2014 for a chance to win a $500 gift certificate for Shaw Nature Reserve's Spring Wildflower Market in May or one of the other fabulous rainscaping prizes available! In addition, landowners in 19 participating municipalities, including residents, schools, churches, and businesses in the City of University are eligible to take part in a RainScape Rebates Program. This voluntary program financially assists landowners in the Deer Creek Watershed wishing to landscape their yards to improve stormwater management.
The Deer Creek Watershed Alliance is a project of Missouri Botanical Garden; the RainScape Rebates rebate program is funded by Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District, Mabel Dorn Reeder Foundation, participating municipalities, and US EPA Region 7 through the Department of Natural Resources (sub grant number G11-NPS-15), under Section 319 of the Clean Water Act.
The River Des Peres Watershed Coalition aims to improve, protect, and maintain the River des Peres and its watersheds as a vital natural and cultural resource in the St. Louis metropolitan area. The Coalition has information about rain gardens, rain barrels, and other rainscaping projects. Find out more about ongoing programs and activities at
River Des Peres Watershed Coalition
Rain Gardens in University City
Rain Garden Construction and Costs