Protect our Feathered Friends…Woodend Nature Sanctuary Restoration Meeting – Sept 15

Protect our Feathered Friends…Woodend Nature Sanctuary Restoration Meeting – Sept 15

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Audubon Naturalist Society (ANS) is holding a public meeting Tuesday, September 15 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm at ANS Headquarters, Woodend Nature Sanctuary, to discuss upcoming restoration projects planned.

The meeting is FREE and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.

ANS will present a draft plan for soaking up 100 percent of Woodend’s stormwater runoff onsite to help protect nearby Rock Creek. During the meeting, staff will also share plans for new way-finding signs and a deer exclosure fence to help restore the plant, insect and wildlife communities of Woodend.

Greg Hoffmann, Engineer, Center for Watershed Protection will present proposed retrofit plans for each of the paved areas at Woodend. Donna Evans, Planning Specialist, RainScapes Program, Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection will show landowners how they can apply similar retrofits to their own residential and institutional sites and apply for rebates.

ANS’s goals for the Woodend Sanctuary is to showcase urban habitat restoration, stormwater management and stream stewardship and restoration practices area citizens can adopt at home.

Grant funding for the stormwater management plan provided by the Montgomery County Water Quality Protection Fund via the Chesapeake Bay Trust.

RSVP for the meeting with ANS Conservation Director Diane Cameron at Diane.Cameron@anshome.org.

WHO:
Audubon Naturalist Society (ANS)
Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection
Center for Watershed Protection

WHAT:
Woodend Restoration Public Meeting

WHEN:
Tuesday, September 15, 2015
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

WHERE:
Audubon Naturalist Society
8940 Jones Mill Road
Chevy Chase, Maryland


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