University of Maryland Extension

Harford County Watershed Stewards Academy

Interested in keeping your local creeks, rivers, and streams clean? Want to be involved in protecting the Chesapeake Bay? Become a leader in your community by training to be a Master Watershed Steward!

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. The Watersheds Stewards Academy (WSA) is a joint program administered by Harford County Government and University of Maryland Sea Grant Extension.

Teachers can receive 5 MSDE credits for completing the program.

People standing along a stormwater practice
Harford Streams WSA class members visit small and large scale stormwater management practices.

Become a Steward!

Click here for more information on how to apply. Applications for the Fall 2021 class are currently open. Check Harford Streams for additional information.

See what Harford County Stewards are achieving at the Harford County WSA Facebook page.


For more information about the Harford County WSA, please contact your local UMD Sea Grant Extension Educator Kelsey Brooks, or Laura Coste' in the Harford County Watershed Protection and Restoration office at or (410) 638-3217 ext 2448.

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