Monday, January 28, 2013

Backyard Stream Repair Workshop

Is your backyard stream washing away? Here's your chance to learn more about sustainable backyard stream-repair solutions to reduce erosion and return stream banks to a healthy, attractive state. Attendees will have the opportunity to watch, ask questions, and even install plants that stabilize and beautify a stream bank.

When: March 27, 2013 from 9 am to 3:30 pm (snow date is April 3)
Where:  Newland Volunteer Fire Dept - 342 Estatoa Ave. Newland, NC 28657
Cost: $25 includes lunch 
Who Should Attend: homeowners, local government personnel, landscapers, utility workers, park managers
9:00 a.m.Registration
9:30Classroom discussion of problems and solutions
12:00 p.m.Lunch (provided)
1:00Field Demonstrations of Streambank Repair
This workshop is sponsored by the NC Cooperative Extension, NCSU Biological and Agricultural Engineering Dept, the Town of Newland, and Avery County.  
Questions?  Contact Wendy Patoprsty at 828-264-3061 or email

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