Green Landscaping: Greenacres
Natural Landscaping Tool Kit
THE NATURAL LANDSCAPING ALTERNATIVE:
An Annotated Slide Collection - Slide
Alternative detention basin design mimics the attributes of natural ponds. Gentle side slopes and installation of native vegetation provides a more natural edge which prevents erosion and suspension of sediment and intercepts pollutants from runoff. This alternative is easier to maintain, more aesthetically pleasing, and less hospitable to Canada geese which often become pests around lakes and ponds.