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
You’ll find information about watersheds and a specific watershed, in the following video presentations. Each one takes less than 10 minutes.
Best Management Practices For Oakland Mills
While the supplemental Part A is a PDF file, Parts B, C, and D are specially created PowerPoint files. The supplemental information is not narrated. Instead, this information is presented so that you can go through it at your own pace, (with your Space Bar) make notes, or download it for reference if you desire.
Again, be sure to close the window or tab when the presentation ends to return to this window.
Landscaping for Water Quality – Part A
Rain Gardens – Part B
Rain Gardens – Part C
Rain Barrels – Part D
Master Gardeners’ On-Site Bay-Wise Consultations
[NOTE: The Master Gardeners are experiencing a large volume of requests; they ask for your patience and will arrange a consultation for you as soon as possible.]
Homeowners may request an on-site evaluation of their property by a team of Howard County Master Gardeners and receive advice on dealing with concerns such as storm water management, erosion, Integrated Pest Management, composting and inclusion of native plants in the landscape. The consultations are offered at no charge and can be initiated by completing a Homeowner Consultation Request Form.
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