Have you ever wanted to know the steps you can take today to make your house more resilient to storms and summer heat while saving money on your bills? This workshop, sponsored by the Science Museum of Virginia and Resilient Virginia, will connect you with local options for storm water and heat-reducing green infrastructure at your own home. Local experts will discuss diverse topics such as the role of trees in storm water management and managing water in your yard using rain gardens, permeable pavers and rain barrels. The workshop is free and includes a shade tree to plant your yard. Light refreshments and adult beverages will be served.
This workshop is hosted by the Science Museum of Virginia under award # NA15SEC0080009 from the Environmental Literacy Grant (ELG) program of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), US Department of Commerce. Statements, findings, conclusions, and recommendations are those of the Museum and do not necessarily reflect views of NOAA or US Department of Commerce.
Your Home: Cool, Dry and Green is a free workshop for adults 18+. Registration is required. Tree choices include bald cypress, river birch, shortleaf pine, sycamore, or willow oak. Baptisia will available as an alternative to a tree. Questions? Contact us at 804.864.1400 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
When: Tuesday, April 3 from 6 to 8 pm
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