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Pond Edge Enhancement Workshop

September 14, 2019 - 1:00 pm

Eagle Creek Park Gardens

A White River Festival Event

Join experts from the Marion County Soil and Water Conservation District, City of Indianapolis Office of Land Stewardship, Indiana Department of Natural Resources, and Eco Logic for a free pond management and restoration workshop at two ponds along the Eagle Creek Greenway Trail. The workshop is intended for HOAs, homebuilders and property management companies. Through workshop presentations and a planting demonstration, attendees will learn about the following:

  • Maintenance strategies to improve water quality, erosion and aesthetics at stormwater retention ponds and lakes
  • Proper native plant selection for pond edge enhancement
  • Invasive plant management strategies
  • Goose and other wildlife habitat management strategies
  • A local HOA‘s experience with pond shoreline restoration

Following expert presentations, workshop attendees can also participate in an optional planting of native plugs at two ponds along the Eagle Creek Greenway Trail. Attendees should wear appropriate outdoor clothing and sunscreen. Rubber boots are recommended. Drinking water and snacks will be provided for workshop attendees. Free on site parking is available at the Mayor’s Garden parking lot off Reed Road. Please RSVP at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/pond-edge-enhancement-workshop-tickets-70495747679

Following the workshop, take an action pledge for native plants on the Clear Choices Clean Water website.