Looking to Conserve Water and Do Something Good for the Environment? Why not install a rain barrel . . . or Two!

The Calvert County Department of Public Works, University of Maryland Extension,North Beach Environmental Committee and Chesapeake Beach Green Team arepleased to offer a workshop on the practical uses for rain barrels and how they reducethe impact of runoff on our local waterways and Chesapeake Bay.

DATE:Sunday, May 6, 2018
TIME:11:30am and 1:00pm

PLACE: Northeast Community Center(4075 Gordon Stinnett Ave.,Chesapeake Beach, Md 20732)

Participants will have the opportunity to pre-purchase rain barrels and learn thetechnique for later installation at home. Workshops are 45 minutes in length.Pre-registration Recommended – Space Limited.For more information contact Jackie Takacs, 240-393-6508. To register,click here. (additional service fees associated with online registration)

Registration ClosesMay 1, 2018

News from The GreenTeam(By Barbara Kete)Now that winter is finallyfading into memory it’s timeto THINK GREEN! We allknow how important it is tothe health of our Bay to controlstorm water run-off and stopexcess nutrients from enteringwaterways. An excellent wayto do this is to replace grassand impermeable surfaces withnative plants in a buffer garden… (read more)

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