Friday, August 26, 2016

Stormwater Help Available For Yellow Breeches Landowners, Learn More Aug. 28

The Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay’s Runoff Busters team is looking for homeowners or  renters in the Yellow Breeches Watershed in Adams, Cumberland and York counties who want to help protect the Bay by welcoming our team and landscape professional into their yards.
Applications are due September 15.
Runoff Busters will come to their home to design and install Chesapeake Bay-friendly garden and patio features in their yard, and film the makeover to use to educate more homeowners how to do the same.
Designs will be customized for each property, and are expected to range from rain gardens in a larger yard to edible gardens in pots on city patios.
Click Here for an application.
For more information and a simple applications, visit the Runoff Busters webpage.
Listen August 28
Allison Campbell of the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay will be promoting a homeowner's stormwater cost share program this weekend on Garden Talk, with Bob Carey.
The program, Reduce Your Stormwater is a DYI webtool that helps homeowners design and plant rain gardens and other environmentally conscious gardening practices with native plants.
If you live in the Yellow Breeches Watershed, the Alliance may able to provide grants to help you go native.
Listen in to the live show at 11:30 a.m.,  August 28 on WIOO - AM 1000 AM 1480 FM 97.9 FM 93.9.
More information is available on programs, initiatives and special events on the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay website.  Click Here to sign up for regular updates from the Alliance, Like the Alliance on Facebook, Follow them on Twitter, add them to your Circle on Google+ and visit the Alliance’s YouTube Channel.

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