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Invasive Plant Identification & Removal

Tuesday, Apr. 28, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Belmont Carriage House Conference Room
Dr. Marc Implay, renowned Maryland invasive plant expert and recent award winner of the 2014 “Volunteer/Terrestrial Award” from the Mid-Atlantic Invasive Plant Council of Maryland, will give a talk about key invasive plants in the area and what we can do to combat them. Meet other local groups that...

Bay Wise Conservation Landscaping

Thursday, Apr. 23, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Belmont Carriage House Conference Room
Learn how to be 'Bay Wise' and help stop the pollution of the Chesapeake Bay, the Patapsco River and the closest stream near your home. Learn how some simple changes to your property can make all the difference in helping to save the bay! To register, go to http://www.patapscoheritagegreenway.org/...

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...

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