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stormwater

Permeable Hardscapes

Permeable hardscapes help manage stormwater (surface water from heavy rains or snow) and are an alternative to hard surfaces. Materials used as permeable hardscapes allow stormwater to seep into the ground (permeate) rather than pool in low spots or run off into storm drains or local streams. This...

St. Mary's County Rain Barrel Workshop

Tuesday, May. 17, 2016 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Agricultural Services Building
Looking for a simple way to conserve water and do something good for the environment? Why not install a rain barrel...or two! The University of Maryland Extension Program and St. Mary's County Government are pleased to offer a workshop on the practical uses for rain barrels and how they reduce the...
Inside this Issue Snowzilla vs. Clean Water The Stormwater Bachelor Returns SOILS – Nature’s secret weapon to achieve better water quality A Focus on Sea Level Rise and Coastal InundationMore info
It only takes 15 minutes, but it could save you a lot of money and headache in the long run to winterize your rain barrel before Maryland’s cold winter sets in. These five easy steps will ensure your...
Inside this Issue 4-H Bay Stewards Build Capital Howard County Students Take Weather to the Extreme Empowering Women Farmers in Afghanistan Stormwater Law and You Cecil County WSA - Off and Running! Southern Maryland Counties...More info
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Rain Barrel Workshop

Wednesday, Apr. 22, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Belmont Carriage House Conference Room
Thinking about installing a rain barrel on your property? Come to this presentation to learn about what is involved in the benefits of using a rain barrel. See a sample of a simple rain barrel. Rain barrels built by our sister watershed group the Gunpowder Conservancy are available for purchase,...

Rain Garden Workshop

Tuesday, Apr. 21, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Benjamin Bannker Park & Museum’s Conference Room
Thinking about installing a rain garden in your yard? Come to this presentation to learn about what is involved in building a successful rain garden. Take a walking tour of the park area to see examples of native plants appropriate for inclusion in rain gardens. To register, go to http://www...
Inside this Issue Conservation Landscaping in Action SOS, SOS! Septic Owner Stewardship Clinics Stormwater Remediation comes to Maryland The Twins have Arrived! Watershed Assistance Collaborative What the Bay means to me…and a few million other...More info
Inside this Issue Finding the Food-Water Connection: Integrating Urban Agriculture and Urban Stormwater Designing Rain Gardens of the Future Marine Educators From Around The World Converge in Annapolis The Grass is Greener...in College Park From...More info

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