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Free Conservation Landscaping Workshop on November 10
Posted Tuesday, October 30

Interested in reducing erosion or flooding on your property? Worried about run-off into our waterways? Wondering how using native plants in your yard could make you eligible for a reduction of your stormwater utility fee?

Join the City of Alexandria’s Stormwater Management Division, NOVA Soil and Water Conservation District, and Arlington County for “Beautiful Solutions for Stormwater Pollution,” a free workshop on conservation landscaping.

Renowned landscape designer John Magee, of Magee Design, will teach you how to use native plants to make your new landscape sustainable, functional, and beautiful. Alexandria stormwater engineers will explain how native plants and other low impact development techniques can work to reduce the amount of stormwater runoff that enters our local streams. Staff from Alexandria, Arlington, and NOVA Soil and Water will explain the different incentive programs available to residents.

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about beautifying your property and protecting our waterways!

Beautiful Solutions for Stormwater Pollution
Saturday, November 10, 9:00-11:00a
Arlington Mill Community and Senior Center, 909 South Dinwiddie Street, Arlington, VA 22204

Space is limited, and the class is expected to fill up fast. Please RSVP to cmiles@novaregion.org if you wish to attend.

Visit alexandriava.gov/Stormwater to learn more about the City’s Stormwater Management Program and how you can help protect water quality in our local streams, the Potomac River, and the Chesapeake Bay.



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