Red Oak Rain Garden

Date: Monday, June 14th, 2021 Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm Location: (map and directions)

The Red Oak Rain Garden is a 10,000 sq ft landscape installation on the University of Illinois campus that soaks up rainwater and supports pollinators. This talk focuses on the experience of designing and building this rain garden, with lessons that you can apply to your own project. 

Presenter Bios:

Red Oak Rain Garden Director C. Eliana Brown is a Water Quality Specialist with Illinois Indiana Sea Grant and Illinois Extension. She leads Extension’s role facilitating the Illinois Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy. She has a Master’s degree in civil and environmental engineering and is a certified Master Gardener, LEED AP, and NGICP.

Layne Knoche is an Outreach Associate with Illinois Extension and is the Red Oak Rain Garden’s landscape designer. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Landscape Architecture from the University of Illinois and is also a certified Master Gardener.

This program will occur online via Zoom. To register for this program please click HERE.   After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing your unique link to join the meeting. Do not share this link as it is unique to you.




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