In Maryland, county Master Gardeners, who have taken the 9 to 12 hours of advanced training in Bay-Wise Landscape Management, form a committee to plan Bay-Wise activities in and around their county such as:
one-on-one site visits to help county residents qualify to have their landscapes certified as Bay-Wise using the MD Yardstick,
classes and lectures to community groups,
teaching youth in schools/community projects,
Interested in making your landscape more environmentally sound? Follow these three steps:
Once the Master Gardeners certify your home landscape you may receive a small sign to display in your landscape and a certificate. Even if you do not have your landscape certified, you can still do plenty to reduce pollutants going into the Chesapeake Bay by following the suggestions in the MD Yardstick.