Community Need

This tool is a resource for developing high-quality, student-driven projects that address a real environmental need. It can help you identify the specific needs in your community. Use the tool to:

  • Explore the environmental needs in your community
  • Identify potential solutions
  • Put those solutions into action


As you explore your watershed, what are some of the environmental needs you see? Below are some resources that will help as you explore.


Clogged Stormwater Drain

Leaves covering storm drain

Ducks / Geese

Geese in park

Hard, Impervious Surfaces


Litter, Trash, & Debris

Litter on ground

Pet Waste

Dog in woods

Soil Erosion

Bare soil