Date: April 3, 2012
Time: 8:00-5:00 PM
Location: East Providence Library
Registration Fee: $100 (includes breakfast, lunch and training materials)
The RI Residential Rain Garden Training Program provides professionals, volunteers, municipal officials and government agency staff introductory information on residential-scale rain garden implementation to reduce stormwater runoff. The training includes a classroom session and hands-on field experience building a rain garden. It introduces professionals to rain garden siting and design and helps prepare them to offer rain garden installation and maintenance services to clients and/or implement and maintain rain gardens in public spaces.
Landscape architects, municipal officials & design professionals:
Volunteers and homeowners:
Attendees who a.) attend the training and b.) complete a short take-home examination will receive a Certificate of Completion from the URI Cooperative Extension, certifying attendance at the full program and demonstrating understanding of basic principles of rain garden siting, design, installation and maintenance.
For more information about stormwater management, rain gardens, etc, go to www.ristormwatersolutions.org