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Learn How Floating Wetlands Help Water Quality

Learn How Floating Wetlands Help Water Quality

Floating DeviceWhat’s a floating “mattress” with plants got to do with water quality? Find out for yourself by joining us on October 24th from 10:00 to 12:00 at the Hampton Roads Agricultural Resource and Extension Center in Virginia Beach. Virginia Tech Cooperative Extension staff will discuss their floating wetlands research and Floating Island International will give a presentation on their products and projects. After the discussion we will get outside and see for ourselves what the Extension’s floating wetlands are all about. 

This workshop is part of the Hampton Roads Watershed Roundtable, which is open to all citizens, nonprofits, for-profits, local governments, etc. All are welcome to attend! Space is limited. Please RSVP by October 18th to Jenny Tribo, JTribo@hrpdcva.gov

About the Hampton Roads Watershed Roundtable: The Roundtable is intended to provide a forum for education and information exchange among local organizations, local government, the public and the HRPDC on a range of issues including water quality, water resources and Chesapeake Bay regulatory programs, local environmental issues, land conservation and green infrastructure.

Upcoming Meetings – Open to all:

11/06/12
HR Roundtable Planning Forum
10AM-12PM   HRPDC Boardroom, Chesapeake, VA


12/13/12
HR Land and Water Quality Initiative
1PM-3PM    HRPDC Boardroom, Chesapeake, VA

Photo credit: Floating Island International, Inc.

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