Yucky Duckies Rain Gardens Rain Barrels Pollutants Do or Don't Do

100

Who is General Yucky Ducky?
This Yucky Ducky is the leader of the Yucky Ducky Army.

100

What are native plants?
Deep roots and the ability to thrive in this area make these kind of plants great choices for rain gardens.

100

What is rain water harvesting?
This is another term for collecting rain in barrels.

100

What is oil?
One gallon of this popular used automotive fluid can pollute one million gallons of water

100

What is Do?
Compost

200

What is the Poop Fairy?
Your pets will be disappointed that this mythical fairy that picks up poop does not really exist!

200

What are perc tests?
These types of tests should always be conducted to determine what kind of rain garden should be designed.

200

What is nonpotable?
Water from a rain barrel is considered to be not drinkable. Another term for this is what?

200

What is Yard Waste?
Although this pollutant occurs naturally in the wild and our yards, an excess of it can runoff into the storm drains causing algae blooms and fish kills.

200

What is Don't?
Pour used auto fluid on the ground

300

What is 'Botany and 'Cide"?
If these two lawn based Yucky Duckyies could star in their own movie, it would be about two polluting outlaws in love.

300

What is a wetland?
This type of rain garden is perfect for yards that stay wet for longer than 3 days after rain fall.

300

What is .6 gallons, or 6/10 of a gallon.
How much rain per square foot of roof can be collected in a rain barrel?

300

What are herbicides and pesticides?
These pollutants that people put on their yards and gardens should be avoided if at all possible due to the amount of chemicals that are present in their composition.

300

What is do?
Pick up pet waste

400

Who is Hot Rod?
This Yucky Ducky lives life in the fast lane. He also spills used automotive fluid in the local waterway!

400

What is a berm?
The area around a rain garden that helps keep the stormwater from running out is called this.

400

What is first flush or dirty inch?
The first inch of rain that is in the rain barrel contains most of the pollutants from the roof area. What is this called?

400

What is Pet Waste?
This pollutant left behind by all types of animals cause bacteria like E. Coli to grow and to spread among communities.

400

What is do?
Participate in litter pick up days

500

Who is Scrappy?
This Yucky Ducky sure is a trash talker!

500

What is the 10x10 rule?
This rule is a simplified way to determine the size of a rain garden.

500

What is irrigation?
Farmers can use rain barrels to successfully water large tracts of farm land using a system of hoses.

500

What is litter?
This type of pollutant involves trash and causes backups of storm drains and is one of the most common pollutant in our area.

500

What is don't?
Blow yard waste into storm drains.

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