Green Infrastructure Workshop

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

When?

Day 1: Tuesday, June 9, 8:30am-4:00pm (Training)

Day 2: Wednesday, June 10, 8:30am-12:30pm (Rain Garden Installation)

Where?

Maverick Meeting House - 31 Liverpool Stree, East Boston, MA

Who?

All are welcome!

Cost?

FREE!

 

For registration and the agenda: yosemite.epa.gov

 

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: JUNE 5TH

For questions or further information contact Myra Schwartz: schwartz.myra@epa.gov

 

Posted by Andrea Ritter