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About Jordan Gochenaur

Jordan is the RiverSmart Program Assistant in the DC office. He coordinates the installations of rain gardens and BayScapes throughout the District as a part of the RiverSmart Landscaping Program.
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Introducing a New Video Series: Native Plant Narratives

Native Plant Narratives is a series of short, educational videos highlighting the benefits of plants native to the Chesapeake Bay region and conservation gardening. Most of the videos will focus on specific native species, where and when to use them, as well as how to care for them. There will also be videos on more

Live in an apartment? Here’s how you can help reduce stormwater runoff!

Living in an apartment and working in residential stormwater management has always felt a little strange. I’ve installed hundreds of rain gardens and planted thousands of native plants but the best my home can boast is an umbrella bush that fends for itself on the balcony. I have saved a ton of water by forgetting