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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. 

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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.