Earth Day 2016
Getting to the Root of Water Conservation
THIS EVENT ALREADY HAPPENED.
Please check www.arboretum.umn.edu
or call 952-443-1400 for this year's Earth Day activities!
Friday, April 22nd, 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m 2016
Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, Snyder Auditorium
In celebration of Earth Day, this program is now free!
Registration also includes complimentary Arboretum admission
|Is your home landscape part of the problem? Many homeowners inadvertently care for their garden beds, trees, shrubs and lawns in ways that adversely impact groundwater, local lakes, streams, and even drinking water!
Honor Earth Day 2016 by joining others to learn how to turn your garden and landscaping into part of the solution. Water is a limited resource that should be used wisely. Learn from leading Minnesota professionals and experts about the proper way to "water wisely" when it comes to garden beds, trees, shrubs and lawns. With approachable, easy-to-follow steps and actions, learn the latest tips and research-backed techniques that will help you create a healthier, more productive and beautiful home landscape. You'll save money on your water bill, minimize the hassle of replacing diseased plants, and enjoy the extra time you'll be able to spend in your show-worthy yard...all with the added benefit of knowing your actions contributed to the health and well-being of the planet.
What you can expect:
UNDERSTANDING THE ISSUES
STEPS YOU CAN TAKE TO CONSERVE WATER
(Starting in your own backyard)
Water Wisely Fact Sheet
Q&A WITH PRESENTERS
get your questions answered on wise water use in your own landscaping
Hosted by the
Minnesota Landscape Arboretum
in collaboration with the
University of Minnesota Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Program
Online, click on the green "Register" button listed with the class.
Or call 612-301-1210 to register by phone.
or email: ArbEdu@umn.edu
Registration cancellations must be made two weeks prior to class date in order to receive refund. A $5 processing fee will apply.
Minnehaha Creek Watershed District
Minnesota Association for Environmental Education (MAEE)
UofMN Extension Master Gardener Program - Hennepin County