Stream repair workshop offered in Newland

stream erosion - webIs your backyard stream washing away?

Here’s your chance to learn more about sustainable backyard stream-repair solutions to reduce erosion and return stream banks to a healthy, attractive state.

Attendees will have the opportunity to watch, ask questions, and even install plants that stabilize and beautify a stream bank.

When: 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. March 27 (Snow date: April 3)

Where: Newland Volunteer Fire Department, 342 Estatoa Ave.

Cost: $25, includes lunch

Register: Click here  

Who Should Attend: Homeowners, local government personnel, Criteria 2 or 3 EE Certification, landscapers, utility workers, park managers

Questions? Contact Wendy Patoprsty at 828-264-3061 or email

9 a.m. – Registration
9:30 a.m. – Classroom discussion of problems and solutions
Noon – Lunch provided
1 p.m. – Field demonstrations of stream bank repair
3:30 p.m. – Adjourn

This workshop is sponsored by the NC Cooperative Extension, NCSU Biological and Agricultural Engineering Dept, the Town of Newland, and Avery County.

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