Special Co-sponsored Event

Protecting Our Water Resources— An Ecological Approach to Land Care and Design

Saturday, November 16, 2013  ~   8:30am to 12:30pm
Chatham, Massachusetts

This half-day workshop explores the link between water quality protection and land care practices. Free and open to all. Pre-registration is required.

Featured Speaker: Rick Darke
This noted author and horticulturist will discuss:

"Putting Back the Layers: Working with Organic Architecture"

Short Documentary Film:
Saving Paradise: Cape Cod's Water at Risk

Additional Speakers:

  • Rich Claytor, Horsley Witten Group ~ Sustainable Environmental Solutions:
    Stormwater & Elements of Low Impact Development
  • Clarissa Rowe of Brown, Richardson & Rowe Landscape Architects & Planners:
    Rain Gardens
  • Kate Venturini, Interim Director, University of Rhode Island Outreach Center:
    Regenerating our Local Landscape- Design Cues from Nature

Venue: Chatham Community Center
702 Main Street, Chatham, MA

Organized by the Chatham Conservation Commission and sponsored by:

  • Association to Preserve Cape Cod
  • Chatham Conservation Foundation
  • Chatham Conservation Commission
  • Friends of Trees
  • Grow Native Massachusetts 

Complete Program Details

Register Online or Call 508-945-5164


For a listing of realted events hosted by others actoss the Commonwealth, go to Events Around the State.