In partnership with Lake County Soil & Water District, Lake County Stormwater Management Department, Holden Forests and Gardens, and Lake Metroparks, Chagrin River Watershed Partners is offering two 5-week Master Rain Gardener courses that will teach participants how to design, install, and maintain residential rain gardens.

This course is open to residents of Lake and Geauga Counties and can be taken in-person or online. The in-person course will begin on July 31 and will be held from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM at Lake Metroparks Lakefront Lodge, 30525 Lake Shore Blvd., Willowick. The online course will begin on August 26 and will be offered through weekly online modules. Each course offers a two-track option, where participants can choose to receive a residential certification or a professional certification. Participants in the professional certification track will be required to attend a full day of in-person training and pass a final exam. Registration for both courses is open now at

Master Rain Gardener Program – May 3, 2019 Press Release