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VIRTUAL LIVE WEBINAR Backyard Stream Repair Series
February 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm$30
ABOUT THE WEBINAR
Is your stream getting deeper or wider? Are you losing some of your land every time it rains? Have you wondered why your streambanks are changing so rapidly and what you can do about that? Join Penn State Extension for the Backyard Stream Repair Series focused on repairing your backyard stream. Each session will present a step-by-step DIY process for homeowners and landowners. The techniques are meant to be simple and affordable, and the benefits are wide-ranging.
Engage in this virtual series to discover cost-effective methods for stream repair.
Tuesdays & Thursdays
February 27, 2024-March 12, 2024
(2:00 PM-3:30 PM ET)
Participants will have the chance to interact live with our experts and ask questions, or can watch recordings at your own pace.
Participants in this workshop will receive a complimentary copy of our full-color manual, Simple Solutions for Your Eroding Backyard Stream (United States addresses only).
Participants will also secure an invitation to future hands-on field workshops, open only to webinar registrants, which will be offered across Pennsylvania (as in-person events are possible and sites permit).
Who is this for?
Landowners with a stream on their property
Those interested in streambank repair
What will you learn?
Backyard Stream Repair can lead to:
Improved bank stability and reduced erosion, saving property from washing away
Added aesthetic property value
A new sense of place and reduced noise
Less cost and need for mowing, watering, and fertilizing
Intercepted and reduced water pollution
Available habitat for many types of wildlife (butterflies, hummingbirds, frogs, dragonflies, and more)
Chesapeake Bay Landscape Professionals (CBLP) CEUs will be awarded to those attending live presentations
ISA Certified Arborist CEUs will be awarded to those attending live presentations
Landscape Architecture CEUs and Engineering Professional Development Hours (PDHs) will be awarded through a certificate for those attending live presentations
Certificates of attendance are available upon request for those attending live presentations
Simple Solutions for Backyard Stream Repair Publication
How to Get Your Publication
Upon completing your registration, a confirmation email will be sent to you. This email will contain a unique “code” for registrants only with instructions on how to obtain your free copy of Simple Solutions for Backyard Stream Repair Publication. Follow the instructions in the email to order your publication for free, including complimentary shipping. If you need assistance, please contact our Customer Service team at 1-877-345-0691.
Registration is required to receive the link to access the webinar.
Registrants will also receive access to the webinar recording.
February 27, 2024
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