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Lake Co. Master Rain Gardener Program: In-Person Residential Certification

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Lakefront Lodge

30525 Lakeshore Boulevard

Willowick, OH 44095

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This course will teach you how to manage rain water in your own yard by enabling you to design and install a rain garden.

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Rain gardens work with nature to collect and filter rainwater that runs off impervious surfaces like rooftops and driveways. Impervious surfaces lead to increases in surface runoff and often result in increased flooding and stream bank erosion. As water travels over impervious surfaces it also has the potential to pick up pollutants. Polluted stormwater runoff enters our rivers and lakes and is one of the leading threats to water quality in the U.S.

This Master Rain Gardener Program will teach you how to manage rain water in your own yard. Rain gardens naturally manage stormwater by infiltrating precipitation and allowing it to soak into the ground rather than sending it directly to storm sewers and nearby streams untreated. Experienced instructors will provide customized feedback which will enable you to design and install a rain garden. Topics will include site assessment, soil analysis, design, construction, plant selection, mulching, and maintenance.

The Residential Certification is geared toward homeowners who would like to install a rain garden in their own yard and serve as the neighborhood expert on rain gardens.

2019 In-person Course Dates:

• Class 1: Wednesday, July 31, 2019. 10:00 am-1:00 pm*

• Class 2: Wednesday, August 7, 2019. 10:00 am-1:00 pm*

• Class 3: Wednesday, August 14, 2019. 10:00 am-1:00 pm*

• Class 4: Wednesday, August 21, 2019. 10:00 am-1:00 pm*

• Class 5: Wednesday, August 28, 2019. 10:00 am-1:00 pm*

*Refreshments will be provided.

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