Taking simple steps can improve water quality and reduce water quantity.
Lawn care, gardening and landscaping play an important role in Overland Park's land use. Having healthy spaces for people and wildlife is a significant piece of environmental sustainability as well as a national priority (Clean Water Act).
Become a "Green Neighbor" and help keep Overland Park's landscape beautiful and healthy by:
- Getting your home lawn or business landscape certified,
- Preventing pollution at home,
- Building a rain barrel,
- Managing yard pests and chemical applications,
- Testing your soil,
- Conserving water,
- Planting trees and native plants (watch video on applying mulch to trees) and
Assess your lawn and find out how "green" it is. To certify your lawn as a "Healthy Yard," call 913-895-6172.