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Updated: October 12, 2022
  • Want to solve a drainage problem in your neighborhood?
  • Want to get off the sidelines and make a real change?
  • Want to be a leader in your community?

You don’t have to be an expert; we'll show you the way! The Watershed Stewards Academy is a great opportunity to learn how to solve water quality problems in your community and join a local network of energized leaders.

For more information, contact  Jackie Takacs at jtakacs@umd.edu or 240-393-6508.

Brought to you by University of Maryland Extension and Calvert County Department of Public Works.

How to Become a Steward

Application Instructions

Please review the Calvert County Application Information Sheet before applying. If you have further questions before applying, you may email us for more information.

You may submit your completed Calvert County Application Form to Jackie Takacs at jtakacs@umd.edu or 240-393-6508

Please ask two (2) references to complete the Calvert County Reference Form on your behalf and send the form directly to Jackie Takacs at jtakacs@umd.edu or 240-393-6508

Tuition Information

The tuition cost for the Calvert County WSA certification course is $100. Please do not send tuition with application. Payment will be due upon acceptance to the program. A limited number of scholarships are available. Contact Jackie Takacs at jtakacs@umd.edu or 240-393-6508 for more information.


Applicants will be contacted for a phone interview shortly after the application deadline.The University of Maryland is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Equal Access Programs.

La Universidad de Maryland es una institución con Igualdad de Oportunidades de Empleo y con Igualdad de Acceso a Programas.