Rain Gardens as Outdoor Classrooms
This one-day course introduces educators to the concept of rain gardens and their value as schoolyard habitats. Participants will understand how rain gardens benefit the environment by improving the watershed and how they can be used as an extension of the classroom. Participants will leave with the basic knowledge of how to plan, design and implement a rain garden from start to finish.
When: November 3, 2012, 10 am - 4pm
Where: Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Rd, Ridgely, MD
Partner: Adkins Arboretum
Cost: $40 includes Rain Garden curriculum
When: November 10, 2012 9am - 4pm
Where: The Aquatic Resources Education Center, 1900 Anacostia Drive SE, Washington, DC 20020
Partner: The District Department of the Environment
Cost: $35 includes curriculum
Space is limited. Please register at least two weeks before each course.
For more information or to register please call Environmental Concern at
410-745-9620 or visit http://www.wetland.org/education_schedule.htm