Programs & Events

Rainwater Harvesting Class

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Family Program
Apr. 10, 2014 | Thursday, 7:00pm
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Thursday, April 10, 2014; Class 7pm to 8pm. Pickup rain barrels 8pm to 9pm
All ages welcome.
Location: Nature Research Center - Micro World Investigate Lab- 3rd floor
Free, but rain barrels must be purchased in advance by April 9th

Over half our drinking water used in Wake County during the spring and summer months is used to water lawns and gardens!   Join us to learn more about how others are using rain barrels and larger cisterns to save our water resources and save money!  Mitch Woodward,  NC Cooperative Extension will be on hand to lead the workshop. He has designed and installed hundreds of systems over the past 10 years and will provide an entertaining look at water reuse as well as tips and tricks in using harvested rain water.

Rain barrels are offered at a special event price of $75.00.  Purchases must be made in advance by April 9th at: