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Clean Marinas Webinar: Going Green

September 29, 2016 – Learn about "Going Green" to enhance a marina’s appearance, environmental impact, and functionality

  • Time:Sep 29 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm, 2016
  • Event Organizer:Sarah Orlando | Contact Host
  • Event Category:Webinars | Show Similar

Marinas from around the Great Lakes are invited to learn about “Going Green” to enhance a marina’s appearance, environmental impact, and functionality during a Clean Marinas webinar on Thursday, September 29, 2016 from 2:00 – 3:30 p.m. EST. Marina owners and staff are also welcome to participate in person at the Lake Erie Nature & Science Center at 28728 Wolf Road, Bay Village, OH, 44140.

Join Adam Wohlever from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Mel Hauser from Good Nature Organic Lawn Care and Amy Roskilly from the Cuyahoga Soil & Water Conservation District as they discuss native plant options for marinas, an introduction to organic lawn care, and best practices for green cleaning.

To participate in the webinar, visit go.osu.edu/goinggreen. Use the event password: green. Contact Christina Dierkes at dierkes.10@osu.edu with any questions.

Attendees will learn about:

  • Best practices for managing vegetation for habitat, water quality and aesthetic appeal
  • Examples of native plant implementation projects
  • Control techniques for invasive plants
  • Organic alternatives to traditional lawn care
  • Replacing toxic cleaning products with those that are better for you and the environment without compromising on effectiveness
  • Best practices to pass along to your boaters

Participants will also have the opportunity to ask questions via a live chat after the presentations.

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