Our New Native Plant Network

This past winter, the Mayor and Council passed legislation drafted by Councilman Chesek to create the Mount Rainier Native Plant Network. This is a new idea and probably easiest to explain by first talking a bit about biodiversity.Biodiversity is the enormous variety of plants, bugs, bees, birds, bears, humans, and everything in between that makes …

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February 8th Meeting on Stormwater Management in Mt. Rainier

In 2017, Councilperson Chesek presented a short, medium, and long-term plan to address stormwater management. Since that time, the City has received $352,000 in grant funding to build bio-retention structures in some of our tree boxes and develop a stormwater master plan for the city. Last year, many of us realized the gravity of this …

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2018 Fall Clean Up Green Up – Mt Rainier South Park

The Mount Rainier Green Team will be hosting a Clean Up Green Up of the Mount Rainier South Park on 10/20 from 9-12.  We will be weeding the pollinator garden, planting some native bushes, mulching and picking up litter. And We Need You To Help! Clean Up, Green Up, is sponsored by Prince George's County …

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