Conservation Landscaping: a method of landscaping that encourages coexistence between people and nature, paying careful attention to the natural environment- the climate, soil, wildlife, underlying geology, and surrounding vegetation.

Not sure what to plant where or what’s right for your site? Below you’ll find some wonderful planting tools and guidelines created by the Mason Conservation District Staff.

Naturescaping Tools

                
Native Plants by Height                               Conservation Landscaping Plan Creation

 

Naturescaping Examples

                         
Sunny Dry Sites                                                     Shady Moist Sites

                         
Marine Shoreline Sites                                          Streamside/River Bank Sites


Lakeshore Sites


Looking for site specific tips and suggestions? Contact our Habitat Technician, Mara Healy, today! mhealy@thurstoncd.com or 360-754-3588 ext.125