DEWITTVILLE - The Chautauqua Watershed Conservancy will host its 2009 Healthy Landscapes-Healthy Waters Program: Lakescaping and Watershed Landscaping for Water Quality starting at 2 p.m. Monday, Aug. 24, at Camp Mission Meadows, 5201 E. Lake Road, Dewittville.
Two workshops are offered, with both featuring Dr. Rebecca Schneider, of the Cornell University Dept. of Natural Resources and Jamie Vanucchi, visiting lecturer from the Cornell University Dept. of Landscape Architecture. The training will include ways to enhance the water quality filtration functions and habitat values of property to benefit the lake and streams.
The afternoon session will be from 2 to 5 p.m. and offer a technical presentation for professional landscapers, designers, groundskeepers and agency personnel. The evening session, designed for the individual homeowner, will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Both sessions will include both classroom and lakeshore field training.
To register, e-mail your name, address and phone number to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 664-2166. There is no admission fee for these programs. Donations to the Chautauqua Watershed Conservancy or a membership contribution to assist the conservancy in paying the costs to present the program will be accepted.
The seminars are part of the Chautauqua Lake Watershed Education Program partnership between the Chautauqua Watershed Conservancy, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County, the Chautauqua Lake Management Commission and Cornell Cooperative Extension.
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