Sustainable Stormwater BMP Maintenance Workshop


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Wednesday, November 13, 2019  – 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

M-NCPPC Randall Farm 4200 Ritchie Marlboro Rd. Upper Marlboro, MD

Designed for maintenance crew and crew leaders who have not yet completed CBLP Level 1 training.

Lunch will be provided.

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand how stormwater impacts the Chesapeake Bay
  • Identify landscape practices which can benefit the Bay
  • Learn how to assess soil texture by feel, and understand why soil texture is important
  • Recognize the key features of stormwater best management practices (BMPs) and typical visual indicators of BMP function and failure
  • Know tasks associated with maintaining stormwater BMPs
  • Recognize key features for identifying plants and begin to develop a framework for identifying plants used in vegetated stormwater BMPs
  • Become familiar with common invasive plant species and appropriate management techniques
  • Appreciate the difference between traditional landscape maintenance and adaptive management