The Chester Ridley Crum Watersheds Association and Penn State University – Brandywine present Backyard Solutions for Healthy Streams: Lessons from Philadelphia’s Green City, Clean Waters Program.
Featured Speaker is Maggie Dunn, Philadelphia Water Department
February 28, 2016, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm, Penn State-Brandywine, Tomezsko Building Auditorium, 25 Yearsley Mill Road, Media, PA 19063
- Introduction to Green City, Clean Waters – Philadelphia’s innovative urban stormwater management plan
- How stormwater management in Philadelphia has relevance for its suburban neighbors
- What you can do to improve your local streams – a detailed look at tools you can use at home including rain gardens, rain barrels, downspout planters, permeable paving and more.
Maggie Dunn is an outreach specialist at the Trans-Pacific Engineering Corporation where she supports the Public Affairs Division of the Philadelphia Water Department. Maggie has a BA in Biology from Goucher College and a Masters in City Planning from the University of Pennsylvania. She assists in managing the Water Department’s “Rain Check Program,” which provides financial incentives for Philadelphia residents to install landscaping that manages stormwater. In addition, she coordinates public outreach efforts for green stormwater infrastructure projects throughout Philadelphia.
Register for this free event at www.crcwatersheds.org/green16 or by calling 610-359-1440.