Eight Towns and the Great Marsh

Greenscapes

North Shore Greenscapes Coalition

As a founding member of the North Shore Greenscapes Coalition, Eight Towns and the Great Marsh works with area communities to reduce stormwater runoff and protect water resources through education and outreach on smart smart landscaping practices. As a result of this program, communities are better prepared to meet stormwater and water management permit requirements.

Sound landscaping practices (especially irrigation and outdoor chemical use) include:

  • Creating informed and proactive citizens who act as responsible environmental stewards in their communities
  • Generating broad public support for the public management of water resources, both quality and quantity

The Coalition is an advocate for information, and provides member communities a valuable knowledge source and education outreach products, from reference guides to targeted outreach programs. The Coalition also provides participating communities activities and resources for their individual outreach campaigns, from print and support materials (flyers, calendars, newsletters) to demonstration site tours and discounts for Greenscapes goods and services. Get involved at www.greenscapes.org.

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The Merrimack Valley is a picturesque home to marshes, beaches, forests, fields and wildlife. We work with many community organizations and concerned citizens to protect these natural resources and bring development and preservation balance to the region.



  • Merrimack Valley Planning Commission
    160 Main Street
    Haverhill, MA 01830
    p: 978.374.0519
    f: 978.372.4890
    e: info@mvpc.org


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