Join Environmental Concern for professional development opportunities at our Wetland Learning Center in St. Michaels, MD. We have courses for all levels – Community Members, Educators, and Wetland Professionals. Please share with any interested parties.
We hope to see you this spring.
March 23, 2013 - Rain Gardens as Outdoor Classrooms
March 28, 2013 – Rain Gardens and Bio-retention Design
April 6, 2013 - Rain Barrels
April 29 to May 3, 2013 – Basic Wetland Delineation
March 23, 2013 - Rain Gardens as Outdoor Classrooms: This 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.
March 26, 2013 - Rain Garden and Bio-retention Design: This course introduces community members, landscapers, and others in the field to the concepts of how to plan, design and implement a rain garden or bio-retention area from start to finish. Participants will understand how rain garden and bio-retention areas benefit the environment by improving the watershed and how they can be used in urban planning and stormwater control on their properties.
Cost: Early Bird Rate $85.00 ($95.00 after March 12 extended!)
April 6, 2013 - Rain Barrels Workshop: Create your own rain barrel to turn roof runoff into water for your garden. Save money and help the Bay. Materials will be available to make your own rain barrel to take home. $15 course only, $55 course and barrel.
Cost: $15 course only; $55 course and barrel
April 29 - May 3, 2013- Basic Wetland Delineation: Students and professionals just entering the field of wetland science, as well as those needing a review, should attend this 4.5 day (36-hour) course on the 1987 Corps of Engineers wetland delineation method. The course covers the Clean Water Act Section 404 regulations, updated regulation changes, and individual wetland parameters of vegetation, soils, and hydrology.
PROFESSIONAL LEVEL COURSE
Cost: Early Bird Rate $950 ($975 after April 8)
All courses will be held at Environmental Concern’s Wetland Learning Center, 201 Boundary Lane, St. Michaels, MD 21663.
For more information, or to register, visit www.wetland.org or call Environmental Concern at 410-745-9620.
Space is limited. Pre-registration is required.