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Landscaping for Water Quality

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Skaneateles High School

Save the Date: October 23, 7-9pm

Forum: Landscaping for Water Quality

Skaneateles High School Auditorium at 49 E Elizabeth St. in Skaneateles.

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Learn how to make small changes that will help the water leaving your property have a positive impact on water quality in our community.

Those who want to join community-wide efforts to 'take a stake in the lake' and learn how to reduce non-point source pollution on their properties are encouraged to join.

Easy-to-use resources will be provided for attendees who pre-register.

Presentations by:
Matthew J. Biondolillo, CERP, PMP Environmental and Ecological Consultant
Sustainable shorelines– learn how to design a landscape that works to protect water quality and reduce erosion without losing space to recreate and enjoy.

Donald J. Leopold, PhD. - Chair and Distinguished Teaching Professor, SUNY ESF.
Native Plants for Sustainable Landscapes- will highlight native species that are no maintenance, resilient, and ecologically valuable. Applicable to home gardens, urban areas, and large scale restoration.

NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC)– Overview of the NYSDEC Nutrient Runoff Law and Fertilizer/ Phosphorous restrictions.

Event is free and open to the public. For questions regarding the forum please contact Shannon Fabiani, CCE Onondaga, at .

Funding for Cornell Cooperative Extension programming in the Skaneateles Lake Watershed is provided by the City of Syracuse Department of Water.
Thank you to our event partners, Skaneateles Lake Association and the Town of Skaneateles.

Do you live in the Skaneateles Lake Watershed? Click here for a map of the watershed.

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