Celebrate Environmental Holiday Spirit
Our Neighbors in Oyster Harbor Need Lots of Volunteers to Plant a Rain Garden
Saturday, December 19
9 a.m. until done
The garden will affect runoff into Fishing Creek.
major Bioretention Cell/Swale - Rain Garden system. Phase 1 of multiple phases
to restore a wetland area and mitigate storm water runoff issues destroying
Fishing Creek. It's a holiday present to the Chesapeake Bay!
will infiltrate 1,495 cubic feet of runoff a day, and will deal with a 1.75-inch
storm, giving an infiltration runoff volume reduction of over 38%.
Move biosoil mix into excavated
bioswale and biocell (didn't have enough money for contractor to do it). Lots of
Plant of 700 native trees, shrubs, perennials, ferns,
Complete biocell diaphragm, intakes, and overflow systems.
Wear old clothes, boots, gloves, - it's
messy. Bring tools, wheelbarrows, if you have them.
From Arundel on the Road heading east, turn
right onto Harbor Road. Go one block and make a right onto Creek Drive. Go a
block to the work site on the right at Boris home, 1262 Creek Drive.
more info: Contact Kim 410 280-0434, Norm 410 268-7911, or Mel 410