Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Storm Water Management Programs for Landscapers

Please RSVP to join the NCSU Water Quality Group/ French Broad Training Center as they present the following two events:

TRM Swale Installation*: Learn how to install turf-reinforced matting on a slope to control stormwater velocities, minimize erosion, and partially treat runoff AND…

Commercial Scale Rain Garden Planting: Learn about the planting plan and techniques for the highly visible Baker Center rain garden/bioretention cell in the second workshop of a two-part series.

Date and Time: Thursday, May 1st from 12:30-1:00pm

Location: The North Carolina Arboretum in front of the Baker Exhibit Center


*The TRM Swale installation event has been rescheduled from April 17th to May 1st in order to coincide with the planting of the Baker Center rain garden.
These workshops are free of charge but require an RSVP by April 30th to: For questions, please call 665-2492 x339.
We gratefully acknowledge the support of the NCDENR/EPA 319 Program, NCDENR Water Resources, NC Arboretum, UNCA and Pigeon River Fund.

For more information contact your local Cooperative Extension Center and ask for the Commercial Horticulture Agent.