Backyard Stream Repair Series

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Is your stream getting deeper or wider? Are you losing some of your land every time it rains? Have you wondered why your streambanks are changing so rapidly and what you can do about that? Join Penn State Extension for the Backyard Stream Repair Series focused on repairing your backyard stream. Each week we will be presenting on a step-by-step DIY process for homeowners and landowners. The techniques are meant to be simple and affordable, and the benefits are wide-ranging.

  • When

  • Tuesdays (2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET)
    Feb. 9, 16, & 23, 2021
    Mar. 2 & 9, 2021

  • Webinar Access

  • The link to access the webinar is provided immediately upon completion of registration in your registration confirmation email.

Participants in this workshop will receive a complimentary copy of our full-color manual, Simple Solutions for Your Eroding Backyard Stream (United States addresses only). Participants will also secure an invitation to one of several future hands-on field workshops, open only to webinar registrants, which will be offered across Pennsylvania when in-person events resume.

Backyard Stream Repair Benefits

  • Improved bank stability and reduced erosion, saving property from washing away
  • Added aesthetic property value
  • A new sense of place and reduced noise
  • Less cost and need for mowing, watering, and fertilizing
  • Intercepted and reduced water pollution
  • Available habitat for many types of wildlife (butterflies, hummingbirds, frogs, dragonflies, and more)

Credits Available

  • Chesapeake Bay Landscape Professionals (CBLP) CEUs will be awarded for those attending live presentations.
  • ISA Certified Arborist CEUs will be awarded for those attending live presentations.
  • Landscape Architecture CEUs and Engineering Professional Development Hours (PDHs) will be awarded through a certificate for those attending live presentations.
  • Certificates of attendance available upon request for those attending live presentations.

Registration is required to receive the link to access the webinar.
Registrants will also receive access to the webinar recordings.

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