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

100

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

100

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

100

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

100

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

100

Compost
What is Do?

200

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

200

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

200

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

200

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.
What is Yard Waste?

200

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

300

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

300

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

300

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

300

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.
What are herbicides and pesticides?

300

Pick up pet waste
What is do?

400

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

400

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

400

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

400

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

400

Participate in litter pick up days
What is do?

500

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

500

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

500

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

500

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

500

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