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Updated: January 13, 2022

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.
Updated: November 12, 2021

Salisbury Watershed Stewards Academy

Salisbury Watershed Stewards Academy
Updated: September 3, 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 hard surfaces or turf grass of a traditional lawn with native plants. There are many social and environmental benefits that result from installing a conservation landscape.
Updated: August 23, 2021

Wednesday Water Webinars

Wednesday Water Webinars
Wednesday Water Webinar
Updated: July 29, 2021

Wednesday Water Webinars - Recorded

Wednesday Water Webinars - Recorded
Wednesday Water Webinars Recorded
Updated: July 28, 2021

Roots in Research 2019

Roots in Research - Yield of 2019 - Upper Marlboro CMREC
Roots in Research 2019
Updated: July 6, 2021

From My Backyard to Our Bay

A Dorchester County Homeowner’s Guide: Actions to Improve the Water Quality of the Chesapeake Bay
Image of flooding on Maple Dam Road in Dorchester County, Maryland
Updated: June 30, 2021


Deep row entrenchment (DRE) is a biosolids beneficial reuse system suited to strip mine reclamation using biosolids and hybrid poplar trees. This publication provides best management practices resulting from years of research by the University of Maryland on a private gravel spoil site in southern Maryland. Application of the technique to coal mine spoils is discussed with examples of commercial applications.
Updated: June 27, 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
Updated: May 11, 2021

Introduction to Rain Gardens

Introduction to the use, planning and building of rain gardens.