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Recyle the Rain at Home Workshops to Help Homeowners Plan Eco-Conscious Landscapes

May 02, 2011

 

MEDIA ADVISORY

For Immediate Release         

(TORONTO, May 2, 2011) 

It's raining, it's pouring, now what are you going to do with all that rain? The Recycle the Rain workshop series by the Healthy Yards group at Toronto and Region Conservation, will introduce homeowners to the basics of landscape enhancement and design aimed at utilizing rain water.  The Recycle the Rain at Home Workshops Series is being held at the Caledon Community Centre. Re-using rain water is not only good for the environment but also great for reducing water bills!

The first half day workshop (May 7th) will introduce homeowners to the basics of rain gardens, rain barrels and other rain water harvesting and recycling tools.


At the second half day workshop (May 28th) attendees will get to work one-on-one with a landscape designer to build a personalized water-loving landscape design that incorporates water harvesting and recycling technologies onto their property.

 

Both workshop sessions include a light brunch.

Event Name: Recycle the Rain at Home Workshops

Workshop Part One: Saturday, May 7;
9:00 am - 12:30 pm (registration opens at 8:30 am)
Cost: $20

Workshop Part Two: Saturday, May 28, 2011
Event Time: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm (registration opens at 8:30 am)
Prerequisite: May 7th workshop.
Cost: $30
Location: Caledon Community Complex, 6125 Old Church Road, Caledon East.

Register at http://www.trcastewardshipevents.ca

 

 

Toronto and Region Conservation

With over 50 years of experience, Toronto and Region Conservation (TRCA) helps people understand, enjoy and look-after the natural environment. Our vision is for The Living City®, where human settlement can flourish forever as part of nature's beauty and diversity.  For more information, call 416-661-6600 or visit us at www.trca.on.ca

 

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Elizabeth Oakley
Tel: 416-661-6600 ext 5856
media@trca.on.ca

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