FREE "Shade your Stream" Backyard Stream Repair Workshop
Mar
9
8:30 AM08:30

FREE "Shade your Stream" Backyard Stream Repair Workshop

Interested in erosion control, invasive species removal, native plants, right-of-way maintenance, storm water control?

Please join Ivy River Partners and NC State Extension for an all-day workshop to learn how to repair and shade your stream using native livestakes (live-plant cuttings)

FREE Workshop Includes:

-Expert Instruction* & Printables

-Lunch

-Hands-on streambank planting/repair

-Takehome livestake cuttings such as Ninebark, Elderberry, and Silky Dogwood

Who Should Attend: HOA officers, homeowners/ landowners, local government personnel, landscapers, landscape contractors, RLAs, engineers, utility workers, park managers, students and environmental educators.

*commercial pesticide applicator credits available

March 9th from 8:30am-4pm

@ the Co-operative Extension Office in Marshall and Mars Hill Elementary

Space is limited and you must register.

Visit https://www.bae.ncsu.edu/workshops-conferences/bsr/

Or contact Mariah Hughes:  mariah@ivyriverpartners.org , 828-206-6159

 

 

 

 

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Mar
10
8:30 AM08:30

Rain Garden Certification Workshop


Are you interested in gaining skills and certification needed to build rain gardens, either for personal or professional use? Want to learn the following?

  • Understand why stormwater needs to be managed.
  • Understand the importance of properly-designed practices.
  • Understand the principles of rain garden location, construction and maintenance.
  • Learn how to properly design and size rain gardens and other BMPs.
  • Be able to select appropriate vegetation.
  • Design, build and plant a small rain garden.
  • Be eligible to take a test at the conclusion of the training to be certified in rain garden design and installation.

Check out the link below for information on this exciting rain garden certification workshop being held by NC Cooperative Extension in Hendersonville on Saturday, March 10th:


https://www.bae.ncsu.edu/workshops-conferences/rg-201/

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Apr
7
10:00 AM10:00

Laurel River Clean-up

In recognition of Earth Day, Mountain True of Asheville and Ivy River Partners are teaming up for Mountain True's "Earth Month." Ivy River Partners will hold a river clean-up at the Laurel River Trail....please join us! We meet at the Laurel River Trailhead and provide all clean up equipment!

For information on how to get involved in more projects that month, visit https://mountaintrue.org/eventscalendar/category/volunteer-opportunity/

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