Conservation@Home and Lands of Harmony are two programs through Openlands which brings experts from Openlands to your homes to assess how eco-friendly landscape methods could be used on your property.
This program encourages residents to purchase a rain barrel or compost bin for water conservation (rain barrels) and improve soils and plant life (compost bins). Download more information about the 50 / 50 Rain Barrel Reimbursement / Compost Bin Program (PDF).
This program gives residents an incentive to plant new trees on their property. The planting of new trees improves air quality, enhances the visual aesthetics of the community, and betters the quality of life for every resident. Download more information about the Tree Planting Program (PDF) and Native Tree List (PDF).
This program encourages residents to properly dispose of their gasoline-powered lawn mowers and leaf blowers to replace them with either electric, battery, or manual (reel) powered mowers. Download more information about the Lawn Mower and Leaf Blower Rebate Program (PDF).
The Sustainable Home Program encourages households to participate in sustainable practices to receive either a silver, gold, or platinum level sustainable home recognition. Download more information about the Sustainable Home Program (PDF).
The Cul-de-sac Partnership Program is a program that allows residents on a cul-de-sac to plant native species in the circular unpaved section in the middle of the cul-de-sac. Download more information about the Cul-de-sac Partnership Program (PDF).
The Sustainable Neighborhood/HOA Program recognizes a variety of actions taken by a neighborhood or HOA organization to increase the neighborhood's sustainability. Download more information about the Sustainable Neighborhood Program (PDF).