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Water Stewardship Panel & Discussion
March 21, 2014 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Learn how you can conserve, reuse & protect our most precious resource. Develop your own action plan, see exhibits, and learn about resources that can help you and the community conserve water.
• OUTDOOR SOLUTIONS: Harvesting Water
Lauren Hage, co-founder of Weaving Earth, discusses runoff as a resource instead of a problem. Rainwater harvesting, berm and bioswales will be covered.
• INDOOR SOLUTIONS: Laundry to Landscape
Peter Waring, Home Energy Consultant, provides information on installing greywater systems and ways to conserve water indoors.
• COUNTY REPORT
Dan Carney, MMWD Water Conservation Manager, gives the latest update on our reservoir levels, water usage, drought concerns and how to get free home MMWD water consults.
• WATERSHED MANAGEMENT
Terri Fashing of Marin County Stormwater Pollution Prevention Program covers how to protect and enhance water quality in creeks and wetlands, and discusses State water permit requirements.
• WATER WISE GARDENING
Tony Mekisich, Marin Master Gardener and horticulturist, gives tips on strategies for selecting and using plants for water conserving gardens.
Moderator: Liza Crosse, Vice President of Marin Municipal Water Board (MMWD), representing Fairfax and surrounds.