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Ditch your lawn

Thinking about removing your lawn? There are a number of online resources to help you get started:

EcoLandscape has numerous resources for environmentally-friendly gardening, with tips for local contractors and sample planting plans for lawn removals.

For local water conservation tips, visit the City of Davis' water page.

For a more in-depth read on arguments for lawn removal, check out the Public Policy Institute of California's publication on Lawns and Water Demand in California. 

This page is intended to supplement material found on interpretive panels installed along the North Davis Channel environmental education areas. Curious about the other panels? Check out their pages:

PDFs of all panels are available here.