Have you ever wondered how to use the runoff water from the roof, sidewalk, or driveway in the home, business, or public landscape? Here is your chance to learn how!
A rain garden workshop and training will be offered from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., CDT, Thursday, June 16, at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln West Central Research and Extension Center, 402 W. State Farm Road, in North Platte. This program is sponsored by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension, Nebraska H2O, and the United States Department of Agriculture.
This workshop will cover storm water management, installing, and utilizing rain gardens in the landscape to absorb runoff water before it leaves the landscape and property. University of Nebraska-Lincoln landscape architects, landscape designers, and biological engineers will be presenting the workshop. The presenters will provide step-by-step instructions on creating rain gardens, so be prepared to get your hands dirty as you learn!
Registration for this program is required to ensure educational materials and lunch for all participants. The workshop will cost $15 per participant.
Please call the Lincoln/McPherson County Extension Office at (308) 532-2683, by Tuesday, June 14, to reserve a spot in the workshop.
If you have any questions about the rain garden workshop, please contact me at
, by calling (308) 532-2683, or contact your local University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension Office.