Riverfront Improvements

Project Update October 2018 – Riparian Buffers and Biodiversity at Pontiac Park: Our Autumn 2018 issue of Land to Lake magazine highlights some of the work completed along the riverfront near the confluence. Riverfront Restoration Factsheet     Project Update May 2018 – Pontiac Park Streambank Stabilization...

Silva Cells at Diehl Park

Beneath the surface of the east parking lot at Diehl Park, Silva Cells aid in stormwater management. Silva Cells Are modular plastic frames designed to support traffic loads, allowing for a suspended pavement in parking lotsand streets. Prevent soil from getting compacted around tree roots, allowing for...

Public Rain Gardens

The City of Defiance and Defiance SWCD have partnered with public entities to install three public rain gardens in Defiance county.  These rain gardens were designed with native plants as demonstration sites to inspire more rain gardens. The gardens can be viewed in Defiance at the public...

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