Rain Barrel Workshop May 6 / Green Team News

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 are pleased to offer a workshop on the practical uses for rain barrels and how they reduce the 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 the technique 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 Closes May 1, 2018


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