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Teaching About Wetlands
Since 1985

Environmental Concnern's (EC) Education Division works to increase understanding of, foster appreciation for, and encourage the stewardship of wetland systems. This is accomplished through materials and curriculum development, schoolyard habitat development, youth programming, and innovative outreach programs.


Special Workshops
for Homeowners

Free Resources for Managing
Your Stormwater on Your Property

Homeowner Workshop

July 21, 2015: Rain Garden Landscaping for Stormwater Storage

6:00-7:00pm @ Environmental Concern
201 Boundary Lane, St. Michaels Directions

Learn how rain gardens can be used to address issues with flooding from stormwater.
This event will introduce rain gardens with a focus on their benefits to the environment and your property. Participants will leave with the basic knowledge of how rain gardens are designed, created and maintained.


September 12: Native Plants for Cleaner Water

10:00-11:00am @ Environmental Concern
201 Boundary Lane, St. Michaels Directions

Discover the basics of native plant selection to bayscape your lawn and clean the bay. Participants will learn how to plant and maintain native plants in their landscape. Recommendations will be made for native plants that are best suited for stormwater management and for attracting songbirds and butterflies to your garden. Visit our Native Plant Sale afterwards to purchase plants for your yard.


Course offerings, WOW! & POW! workshops, and other professional development opportunities.

Government, Engineers, Landscapers, Graduate Students, or any other practitioner interested in increasing their wetland knowledge.

See recent success stories and learn how your school can transform itself into an outdoor classroom and wildlife habitat.

Get the most from your schoolyard habitat with lessons brought to you by EC Educators.  Lessons for pre-K through 12th grade!

A full listing of our publications available for teachers and professionals.

Test your wetland knowledge with a wetland quiz, learn interesting wetland facts or read one of our newsletters.

Environmental Concern works as the CEPA (Communication, Education and Public Awareness) liaison for the US National Ramsar Committee.

Environmental Concern also supports nationwide efforts to bring environmental education to the forefront of student's lives. Learn more about the No Child Left Inside Coalition!

Students with Dip Nets

Wetland Soil Class

EC Educator with Boy Scout Troup 

Class using dip nets