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Free “Wonderful Wetlands” workshops this Saturday, April 1

The Maryland Forest Service and Division of Environmental Management is offering a free set of workshops for citizens about backyard buffers and wetlands on Saturday, April 1 at the Washington County Agricultural Education Center.

Attendees should register for the event by March 31. To register, go to

“Wonderful Wetlands” workshop will be held at the Washington County Agricultural Education Center on April 1. The workshop will include several sessions, from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Workshops will include sessions on wetland ecology, wetland restoration, living alongside beavers, building a stream buffer, stormwater and tree-planting.

Registration can also be done by emailing Robert Schwartz at robertr.schwartz or calling the Forest Service at 301-791-4733.