Theme: Leaves
Timeline: September – November

Leaves that find their way onto our sidewalks and streets can clog storm sewers, causing standing water. In addition, the leaf litter increases nutrients in our rivers and streams, which can cause excessive algae growth.

New Resources

Blog Posts


Social Media Posts

Enrich Your Soil with Fall Leaves and Leaf Mold
Fall Leaf Collection Protects Rivers and Streams
Where Do Dragonflies Go for the Winter?
Pool Discharge

Past Seasonal Outreach Materials

Blog Posts

Newsletter Articles (summarized versions of blog posts)

Social Media Posts

Let us know how we can customize these posts for you with your logo or specific leaf collection information (such as dates or pickup zones)! Email Lea Rodbarry, Watershed Communications Specialist, at lrodbarry@theconservationfoundation.org.

The Connection Between Leaves and Water Quality
This Fall, Use Leaves as a Resource
The Effects of Leaves on Storm Drains
Leaf Collection Reminder Posts

Fall Seasonal Campaign Checklist´╗┐

Use this checklist as a reminder to utilize our outreach materials and to facilitate reporting of MS4 Public Education and Outreach requirements.

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2021 Meeting Dates

March 25
May 27
July 22
September 23
November TBD

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