University of Maryland Extension


The H2O Summit

Saturday, Mar. 22, 2014 - 9:30am to 4:00pm
Silver Spring, MD
The H2O Summit is a free, annual event celebrating water and our actions to keep it clean. The Summit features educational workshops throughout the day and a fun-filled, family-friendly green expo and festival in the afternoon, providing you with the knowledge to make water conscious decisions and...

Rain Garden Workshop

Saturday, Apr. 12, 2014 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Ellicott City, Howard County Rain Garden Workshop A rain garden is a small garden landscaped to collect, store, and absorb stormwater runoff in its loose underlying soil. Rain gardens are strategically placed to intercept stormwater runoff and hold it...

Rain Barrels and Cisterns Workshop

Tuesday, Apr. 1, 2014 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Ellicott City, Howard County Rain barrels are containers that are connected to your downspouts to capture runoff from the roof. By installing a rain barrel or cistern at your home you will: Reduce flooding in yard or your basement Provide your plants...

Conservation Landscape Workshop

Saturday, Mar. 29, 2014 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Ellicott City, Howard County Conservation landscaping is working with nature to reduce pollution. Conservation-focused landscapes incorporate environmentally-sensitive design, minimize polluted runoff, conserve water and are planted with native plants...

Basic Irrigation Management for those New to Irrigation

Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014 - 9:00am to 11:30am
Rockawalkin Community Hall
University of Maryland Extension will be holding an Irrigation workshop for farmers. This program will provide an introductory overview of the basic topics needed to effectively and efficiently schedule irrigation for all crops and irrigation types. Topics will include a discussion of soil types...


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