Thursday, April 6, 2017

ANERR to hold bay friendly landscaping class this Saturday - sign up today!

The Apalachicola National Estuarine Research reserve will host a bay friendly landscaping workshop on April the 8th and you can sign up for the class now.

During the two and a half hour workshop, which runs from 1 till 3:30, participants will learn about the impact their yard design and maintenance can have on adjacent water bodies.

You can also learn about resources to help you transform your yard into a bay conscious landscape and find out more about Green Infrastructure techniques such as rain gardens and bio-swales to filter storm water.

And if you want you can build a 55 gallon rain barrel to collect and store rainwater.

The class is free, but rain barrels are $20.00 per barrel.

To register for the class contact Emily Jackson at 670-7743.