Join staff from the Marion County Soil and Water Conservation District and Friends of the White River for a Stream Steward Workshop to learn how to become a more responsible riparian property owner! The workshop is free, but registration is required.
9:30 a.m. to noon EST, Saturday, May 21, 2022 at the Indianapolis Art Center, 820 East 67th Street, Indianapolis, Indiana 46220.
The workshop will be held at a beautiful location adjacent to the White River and will highlight several facets of stream bank management including the following topics:
- Keeping trash out of our waterways
- Invasive plant identification and treatment options
- Sediment and erosion control strategies
- Stream ecosystems and the macroinvertebrates
- Native plant and live stake installation options
- Tree and shrub planting activities
The program is funded with the generous support of the Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust and its Partners for the White River efforts involving more than a dozen organizations, working towards enhancement of the waterway. Another component of the grant in addition to the Stream Steward Guide and workshops focuses on the problem of illegal dumping along the river’s banks.