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Greenscapes North Shore


Environmentally-friendly landscaping that protects our water --

With Greenscapes, homeowners and landscapers can make yards and gardens environmentally-friendly that look great, require little maintenance and save water. Check out our Greenscapes program and find out how to be a Greenscaper in your own backyard.


Greenscapes practices include:


Pin Oak


Community Partners
Salem Sound Coastwatch works with
Eight Towns and the Great Marsh Committee
Ipswich River Watershed Association
to partner with local municipalities to bring Greenscaping practices to you on
the North Shore . This program is made possible by this community support.


Please thank the participating communities:

Andover, Amesbury, Beverly, Boxford, Danvers, Essex, Georgetown, Marblehead, Manchester-by-the-Sea, Merrrimac, Nahant, North Andover,
North Reading, Peabody, Rowley, Salem, Salisbury, Topsfield.

Communities are given the 16 page Greenscapes Guide, water conservation pamphlets and other materials that are available at town halls and libraries and at special events. We also look forward to giving a Greenscapes 101 presentation in each one of these communities.


The Greenscapes North Shore Coalition is made up of Salem Sound Coastwatch, Ipswich River Watershed Association and Eight Towns and the Great Marsh Committee of the Merrimack Valley Planning Commission. Started by the North and South Rivers Watershed Association and the Mass Bays Program in 2004, Greenscapes is in communities across Massachusetts.