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EPA webcast this Wednesday on policies for Lawn Fertilizers

September 19, 2011Patrick NunnallyUncategorizedComments Off on EPA webcast this Wednesday on policies for Lawn Fertilizers

This announcement came through late last week from the Environmental Program office at the Corps of Engineers, Mississippi Valley Division.

Forwarded from the EPA:

Register for an EPA Watershed Academy Webcast on “State and Local Policies to Restrict the Use of Lawn Fertilizers” on Sept. 21, 2011 — 1-3 pm Eastern

To register for this Webcast, please visit www.epa.gov/watershedwebcasts .

Join us for a free EPA Watershed Academy webcast titled “Nitrogen and Phosphorus Pollution Series: State and Local Policies to Restrict the Use of Lawn Fertilizers”on Wed., Sept. 21, 2011 at 1-3 pm Eastern. Fertilizers, leaves, grass clippings, animal waste, and eroded soil are all sources of phosphorus and nitrogen.  When they are swept or washed into the street or nearest storm drain, they end up in your local lake or river where they can cause algal blooms and other water quality problems.  This webcast will highlight legislation passed by Minnesota, Michigan and the Chesapeake Bay states to restrict the use of lawn fertilizers and will share key lessons learned. This webcast is one in a series on the important issue of nutrient pollution.  Please register for this Webcast at www.epa.gov/watershedwebcasts.

Participants are encouraged to download webcast presentations prior to the webcast at the same url.  Webcast participants are also eligible to receive a certificate for their attendance.

There is a pdf flyer for this program, but I’m afraid I haven’t learned how to add or attach that.  Send me a note and I can send it to you.

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