Sunday, April 19, 10 am – Noon; River Hill, 6020 Daybreak Circle at Claret Hall
Sunday, April 26, 10 am – Noon; Wild Lake Park, 10026 Hyla Brook Road at the boat house
Sunday, May 3, 10 am – Noon; Hickory Ridge, 6172 Sunny Spring, at Hawthorn Center
A family-friendly and environmentally-friendly activity! Help us remove invasive plant species and replace them with beneficial native plants. No experience necessary. Wear clothes that can get dirty. We’ll provide the rest. For more information, email OpenSpace.ResourceRequests@ColumbiaAssociation.org.
When: Thursday, Sep. 26, 2019 – 6:30pm to 8:00pm Where: UMD Extension Howard County Address: 3300 North Ridge Road Suite 240 Ellicott City, MD 21043
Event Type: Lecture/Seminar
Presenter: Chesapeake Bay Program 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 Implementation, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency: Overview of the Bay TMDL/WIPS, current progress, next steps
John Wolf, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Team Leader, U.S. Geological Survey: GIS and Chesapeake Bay Restoration: The Role of Geography in Adaptive Management
Lewis Linker, Modeling Coordinator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency: Increased Precipitation Volume and Intensity: What the Chesapeake Bay Program is Doing to Protect the Public and the Environment from Future Climate Risk
Panelist to be announced: Pesticides and Pollinator Decline
For registration and information about the NEXT WSA class, please
WSA Partnership Engages Students in Environmental Stewardship
WSA representatives will provide volunteers and support school efforts to apply for and maintain Green School designation. WSA will also offer professional learning sessions or consultations for teachers on storm water management and related topics. For more information read the HCPSS Press release.
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New Assessment Requests — Closed for the Winter
Requests for Individual Property and Neighborhood stormwater Assessments are closed between November 15th and March 1st, due to Winter weather conditions. If you have made a request in the past and not been contacted, please
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