The Town of Brighton is partnering with the Water Education Collaborative on the "Buckland Creek Restoration Project". This grant funded demonstration project will provide assistance to homeowners with installing rain barrels, rain gardens, and streamside plantings on their property to reduce stormwater pollution and protect the Creek. For details, see the Project Brochure and Community Participation Information Summary. Homeowners who live directly along Buckland Creek have a special opportunity to help restore this community resource and are especially encouraged to participate. Paul Sawyko, the project manager at the Collaborative, may be contacted at 753-5441.
The Project Brochure is located here <http://www.townofbrighton.org/DocumentCenter/View/3828> , the Buckland Creek watershed is located here, and the Community Participation Information Summary is located here. To determine if you're eligible to receive this grant, see if your address is in within the watershed here <http://www.townofbrighton.org/DocumentCenter/View/3623> .
Hearing aid batteries can contain mercury, silver, cadmium, lithium or other heavy metals.
Nationally, 1.7 million are sold each year and the batteries are depleted every seven to ten days so one person using two hearing aids could go through 100 batteries per year.
Rochester Hearing & Speech Center now collects them from 9AM to 5PM at three locations: