EC created a bioretention facility at the
intersection of Aurora and Washington Streets in Easton,
Maryland. Rain gardens and bioretentions are examples of
Best Management Practices (BMPs) uset to treat
stormwater. EC works with many local
municipalities to design and build these and other types
of stormwater BMPS. Improving water quality in
the Chesapeake Bay since 1972!
We will be presenting a two-day course on Winter
Woody Plant ID, February 16 & 17. Through
lecture, lab/keying, and fild trips you will learn how
to identify many species of trees and shrubs by their
bark and buds.
If you are interested in registering for this
Celebrate the Importance of Wetlands with the World on
EC's President will be travelling to Florida to
participate in the World Wetlands Day Celebration at the
Florida Gulf Coast University's Everglades Wetland
World Wetlands Day is celebrated every year on February
second in over 160 countries. This day marks the anniversary of the
adoption of the Convention on Wetlands in 1972, when
countries from around the world came together to
acknowledge the importance of wetlands and their
commitement to protect and preserve them.
The theme for World Wetlands Day 2016 is
Wetlands for our Future: Sustainable Livelihoods.This theme is selected to demonstrate
the vital role of wetlands for the future of humanity
and specifically their relevance towards achieving new Sustainable Development Goals.
For more information on World Wetlands Day 2016
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