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Posted on: October 2, 2023

Master Rain Gardener Class

2024 winter MRG announcement

Master Rain Gardener Class

Winter 2024

LIVE VIRTUAL CLASSROOM with in-person tours. 

DATES: Five Thursdays: Jan 25-Feb 22 

TIME: 10 am – Noon.  Office hours 9-10 am. 

TOUR DATES:  Washtenaw: January 25, 1:00-2:30   

Register For the Class Here.

  • Design your own rain garden step-by-step during class. Become the neighborhood expert!   
  • Protect your home against flooding & help birds, & butterflies with a RAIN garden! We teach you *everything* we know about rain gardens. That includes lessons learned from more than 1,400 rain gardens built by homeowners just like you! 
  • Learn what works and what doesn't. Ask questions in our live class! Visit a real rain garden in person! Neighborhood virtual breakout rooms and Facebook (or an alternate forum) for discussion/homework. 
  • Earn your certification – including a t-shirt and sign - by building your own rain garden, or adopting a public rain garden.   

More Information:  

Questions about the class? Contact Susan Bryan [email protected]   


  • Huron River Watershed Council 
  • Friends of the Rouge 
  • River Raisin Watershed Council 
  • Saline Be Green 
  • City of Ann Arbor
  • Clinton River Watershed Council
  • Oakland County Water Resources
  • Friends of Detroit River, Metroparks  

Register Here