This law generally requires that only native plants may be planted in county parks, but exempts a few types of areas where that requirement does not apply, including community gardens, demonstration plots and similar areas used to grow edible crops.
This policy may correspond to diet-related strategies identified by the County Health Rankings’ What Works for Health tool, including:
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We understand that this information is not comprehensive. It also does not include other important forms of evidence such as community members’ lived experiences and practice-based evidence.
This section generally requires planting of "native plants" in county parks. § 42-11.
Sec. 42-11 is located in Chapter 42 - Parks and Recreation. History: Ord. No. 941-09/15, pt. I, 9-8-15.