NH Dept. of Environmental Services (including Soak Up the Rain) and UNH Cooperative Extension are Hosting:
Participants will learn how to use ecological landscape practices including rain gardens, vegetative buffers, and other green infrastructure to infiltrate stormwater and absorb pollutants, protecting our lakes, rivers and streams. Instructors are faculty and specialists from UNH Cooperative Extension and NH Dept. of Environmental Services.
Where: Lake Sunapee Protective Association
When: March 29 and 30 – Two day workshop
Who Should Attend?
- Landscape designers, contractors and maintenance professionals working around Lake Sunapee or in nearby watersheds . If you hire a landscaper, encourage them to attend!
- Key members of watershed groups, conservation commissions and others who want to understand ecological approaches to landscaping for water quality protection.
- Parks, schools, property owners and others involved in landscaping and development, especially in shore land zones or other sensitive areas.
- Others involved in regional water quality protection programs and policy.
- Students in environmental and landscape programs (scholarships available).
See Flyer for agenda and more information.
Cost for the two-day training is $79 per person if you register before March 22, 2018. Late registration is $99 per person, if space is available. Landscapers who work within the Sunapee watershed are eligible for discounted fees, thanks to the Lake Sunapee Protective Association. Call for a coupon code to use when registering. Register early; numbers are limited. Lunches and workshop materials are included.