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“Backyards to the Bay” Conference to Focus on Urban Nutrient Management
Interested citizens, Green Industry leaders and policymakers will join together Wednesday, Nov. 16, for an Urban Nutrient Management Forum entitled “From our Backyards to the Bay.” Participants will learn what behavior changes need to take place in the Potomac Watershed with regard to improper fertilization of lawns and managed turf areas resulting in nutrient impacts to tributaries, the Potomac River and the Chesapeake Bay. Read more.
October 20, 2005
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is the state agency responsible for providing natural and living resource-related services to citizens and visitors. DNR manages more than 446,000 acres of public lands and 18,000 miles of waterways, along with Maryland's forests, fisheries and wildlife for maximum environmental, economic and quality of life benefits. A national leader in land conservation, DNR-managed parks and natural, historic and cultural resources attract 11 million visitors annually. DNR is the lead agency in Maryland's effort to restore the Chesapeake Bay, the state's number one environmental priority. Learn more at www.dnr.maryland.gov