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Watershed

Basic Principles of Watershed Restoration and Stormwater Management in the Chesapeake Bay Region,

The objective of this document is to provide an overview of the most relevant urban stormwater management and watershed restoration issues, common mitigating practices, and regulations relevant to the Chesapeake Bay Watershed. Land use and landscaping practices can drastically change how water...
Curious about how you can make sure your rain barrel and garden are ready for the growing season? Jennifer Dindinger, Watershed Restoration Specialist with UMD Sea Grant Extension for the Lower...
Four students take part in stormdrain stenciling at an elementary school
The Howard County Public School System (HCPSS) has partnered with the Howard County Watershed Stewards Academy (WSA), a program of the University of Maryland Extension, to collaborate on a variety of...

Water Consortium Symposium: Is Maryland's Water Future Sustainable and Secure? Opportunities and Challenges

Friday, Nov. 22, 2019 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
FWS Patuxent Research Refuge’s National Wildlife Visitor Center
The symposium will explore the management, policy, socio-economic challenges, research and outreach needs, and opportunities in sustaining Maryland's water supply for future generations. The symposium will revisit the Wolman Report and Recommendations developed after Maryland's last severe drought...

Panel Presentation: Restoration of the Bay and Local Waters

Thursday, Sep. 26, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
UMD Extension Howard County
Learn about the restoration of the Bay, and how you can take part, from experts from the Chesapeake Bay Program. The panel will include: Dana Aunkst, Director, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency: Overview of the Bay Program Lucienda Power, Acting Branch Chief for Science, Analysis and...
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Fall and winter are a time of change; something that some look forward to and that others dread. It’s a time of short days and long nights, end-of-year reports, and planning activities and events in...More info
It only takes 15 minutes, but it could save you a lot of money and headache in the long run to winterize your rain barrel before Maryland’s cold winter sets in. These five easy steps will ensure your...
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