For Teachers

Request a Raingarden

To request a raingarden for your school or park, complete our easy request form.

Resources We Provide

Field Trips

We arrange field trips for your students, including tours of the Point Defiance Regional Stormwater Treatment Facility - the world's largest raingarden! Read about our recent field trips on our blog. 

Classroom Visits

We offer interactive classroom visits through our partnerships with the City of Tacoma's EnviroChallenger program, the Pacific Education Institute, and the Pierce Conservation District. Learn More


We collect curriculum that connects students to Puget Sound through raingardens and share it with you for free - check out our curriculum and educational resources library!

Photo Credit: Danielle Shaw, WEC

Does Your Raingarden Need Maintenance?

Let us know! Orcas Love Raingardens connects classrooms and schools with resources to support long-term raingarden maintenance, such as funding for plants and labor, curriculum that integrates raingarden upkeep with STEM learning goals, and low-maintenance pointers.

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