Watershed Restoration

Apr 09, 2021

Rain Barrel Workshop

The Charles County Government and University of Maryland Extension are pleased to offer a workshop on the practical uses for rain barrels and how they reduce the impact of runoff on our local waterways and Chesapeake Bay.
Rain Barrel
May 01, 2016

Rain Gardens

A rain garden is a planted depression in the landscape that collects and allows rainwater runoff from hard surfaces to be absorbed. Rain gardens are planted with native plants, and include a soil media and mulch.
Feb 25, 2021

Conservation Landscaping

A conservation landscape is a garden that improves water quality, promotes and preserves native species, and provides wildlife habitat. Conservation landscaping replaces some of the turf grass of a traditional lawn with native plants.
Jan 30, 2021

Certified Baywise Landscaping

Most Maryland residents live within a half-mile of a storm drain, stream or river.  Most of those waterways eventually drain into the Chesapeake Bay. 
Feb 12, 2021

Introduction to Rain Gardens

Introduction to the use, planning and building of rain gardens.
Landscaping
Mar 28, 2021

St. Mary's County Watershed Stewards Academy

The Watershed Stewards Academy (WSA) is a great opportunity to learn how to solve stormwater problems in your community and join a local network of energized leaders!
Watershed Steward Academy St. Mary;s
Mar 28, 2021

Harford County Watershed Stewards Academy

Through a comprehensive training program stewards learn to identify factors that impact stream health, educate neighbors about water quality issues, and implement projects that have a meaningful and positive impact on local water resources.
Mar 28, 2021

Cecil County Watershed Stewards Academy

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.
Cecil County Watershed Stewards Academy
Apr 01, 2015

Downspout Redirection

Hard surfaces such as roofs increase runoff by preventing rain water from being absorbed into the ground.
Jun 09, 2020

Rain Barrels and Cisterns

Rain barrels and cisterns are devices that are placed at the end of downspouts to collect rainwater and store it for later use.