Environmental summit scheduled for October 17th

| October 6, 2014 | 2 Comments

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Anne Arundel County Executive, Laura Neuman

Anne Arundel County Executive, Laura Neuman

County Executive Laura Neuman has announced the county’s Department of Public Works will host an Environmental Summit on Friday, October 17. Local community and environmental leaders are encouraged to attend to learn how to prioritize and implement watershed restoration projects.

“I am pleased that we are hosting this summit to spotlight how local leaders can collaborate with government and nonprofit agencies to help improve our waterways,” County Executive Neuman stated.

The Environmental Summit will be held from 10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at Arlington Echo Outdoor Education Center, located at 975 Indian Landing Road in Millersville, and will include presentations from the county’s Watershed Protection and Restoration Program (WPRP), Maryland Department of Natural Resources, South River Federation, Anne Arundel County Watershed Stewards Academy, Chesapeake Bay Trust and Unity Gardens. An optional rain garden tour will follow.

Registration is available online at www.aarivers.org, and will also be accepted at the event. For more information about the Environmental Summit, go to www.aarivers.org, or contact the WPRP at 410-222-4240 ext. 3015.

The WPRP, a division of the Anne Arundel County Department of Public Works Bureau of Engineering, is responsible for implementation of the county’s stormwater restoration project strategies that meet mandated federal and state water quality requirements. For more information about the WPRP, go to www.aarivers.org.

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