Improving water quality through storm water management and watershed restoration techniques
Watershed Restoration Specialists work with local and state governments, watershed organizations, and community groups in Maryland to build partnerships, identify funding sources, and advise/assist in the planning, implementation and monitoring of restoration projects. Specialists facilitate measurable reductions in water pollution in the following ways:
Classes and workshops teach homeowners how to improve water quality in their own backyard with practices like rain barrels, rain gardens, and tree planting:
Below are links to related programs offered by the University of Maryland Extension:
Please contact your local extension office for more information regarding this topic.