Tuesday, March 4, 2008

Winter home and watershed care: Tending your house, yard and river

Learn how to preserve local water quality year-round — starting with your own yard!

Join this free workshop!

  • Listen, learn, and discuss environmental impacts of various winter home and yard maintenance options: de-icer selection, application rates, snow removal methods, etc.
  • Start planning for greener times. We’ll discuss such approaches to managing stormwater as landscaping with native plants, the proper use of lawn fertilizer, rain gardens, and much more!
Thursday, March 13, 2008 — 6:30-8:00 p.m.
Saint Anthony Park Library, 2245 Como Avenue, Saint Paul

Please note: Advanced registration is required to attend this workshop.

To register, contact FMR Volunteer Coordinator sue rich with your name, address, e-mail address and phone number and the number in your party, at 651-222-2193 x14 or by using this contact form.

This workshop is free of charge and is offered by the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization and the City of Saint Paul Department of Public Works. Presented by Friends of the Mississippi River and Fortin Consulting.

First photo courtesy of the MWMO. Read more on the subject of winter snow and ice removal for homeowners at their website: http://www.mwmo.org/education.html

Second photo courtesy of Elizabeth Storey.

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