The US Environmental Protection Agency is teaming up with the City of Boston Parks Department for a FREE Green Infrastructure Workshop!
Learn about the benefits of green infrastructure, such as rain gardens, that are designed and built to aceept stormwater runoff from urban surfaces. These landscaping-based systems reduce the impact of stormwater on local waterways while also providing an aesthetic amenity to public and private spaces.
At this 2- day workshop you will learn:
- Fundamentals of Green Infrastructure
- How to size and site a rain garden
- Materials needed
- Plant selection and care
- Hands-on rain garden installation
- Short and long term- maintenance
Day 1: Tuesday, June 9, 8:30am-4:00pm (Training)
Day 2: Wednesday, June 10, 8:30am-12:30pm (Rain Garden Installation)
Maverick Meeting House - 31 Liverpool Stree, East Boston, MA
All are welcome!
For registration and the agenda: yosemite.epa.gov
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: JUNE 5TH
For questions or further information contact Myra Schwartz: firstname.lastname@example.org
Posted by Andrea Ritter