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Storm Water Management 101 for Homeowners

  • Homefields Incorporated 150 Letort Road Millersville, PA, 17551 United States (map)

With increasing storm intensity, do you find that you have more water on your home property than you are able to currently manage? In this short course, attendees learned how to calculate the rain runoff volume of impervious surfaces (roof, driveway, etc.) and how to best design their landscape to capture that stormwater to create a beautiful native garden.

Elyse Jurgen is a certified Chesapeake Bay Landscape Professional and Permaculture Designer. She holds a Master’s Degree in Environmental Education and a Civic Ecology certification from Cornell University. She has studied ecological landscape design at Mount Cuba and has studied with Claudia West and Danilo Maffei. She is an artist in residence with the PA Council on the arts and teaches urban schoolyard habitat design in schools. Elyse works with homeowners to incorporate native plants restoration in home landscapes.