Sustainability Workshops 2018



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Workshop #1 Isn't It Swale - January 25th


The "Isn't It Swale" workshop, will focus on reducing stormwater impacts by using bioswales, it will be held on January 25th.This Workshop is part of the City's Sustainability Action Plan's Green Achievement Target #7 (Public Workshops). "Isn't It Swale" is the first workshop as part of a series of workshops designed for community outreach & sustainability information.The "Isn't It Swale" workshop will take an in-depth look at bioswales and the “Desoto Parkway Drainage Basin Stormwater Enhancement Project”, as an example of bioswales and how they benefit the community. This workshop will also talk about the overall concept of the workshop series and the Sustainability Action Plan. Additional topics that will be discussed are other projects and volunteer opportunities in 2018.

Where- Satellite beach City Hall, 565 Cassia Blvd, Satellite Beach, FL 32937
When- Thursday at 7 PM - 8:30 PM
How- check it out on Facebook at GoGreenSB.org
View Workshop Video Here
View Workshop PowerPoint Here

Workshop #2 Nice and Native - February 23rd

The "Nice and Native" workshop, will focus on native plants and their role in sustainable landscaping, why they are important and how the function as part of the ecosystem. The "Nice and Native" workshop will have a guest speaker, Kaylyn Palmer from Keep Brevard Beautiful (KBB) take an in-depth look at the Lagoon Friendly Lawns program and how it benefits the community and how you can be part of this program. Additionally this workshop will connect to the first workshop and look at how native plants help in reducing stormwater impacts in bioswales. The workshop will be held on February 23rd at 7:00pm.This Workshop is part of the City's Sustainability Action Plan's Green Achievement Target #7 (Public Workshops). "Nice and Native" is the second workshop as part of the series of workshops designed for community outreach & sustainability information.This workshop will also talk about the overall concept of the workshop series and the Sustainability Action Plan. Additional topics that will be discussed are other projects and volunteer opportunities in 2018.

Where- Satellite beach City Hall, 565 Cassia Blvd, Satellite Beach, FL 32937
When- Thursday at 7 PM - 8:30 PM
How- check it out on Facebook at GoGreenSB.org
View Workshop Video Here
View Workshop PowerPoint Here




Workshop #3 Lawn Maintenance & Stormwater - March 22rd

The "Lawn Maintenance & Stormwater" workshop, will continue the conversations from the previous workshops and build on them. This workshop will have two guest speakers from the University of Florida IFAS extension office, Linda M. Seals the Community Development Extension Agent and Sally Scalera the Urban Horticulture Agent & Master Gardener Coordinator. They will talk about fertilizer applications and native plants and the roles they play in lawn maintenance. Additionally the City's Environmental Programs Coordinator will connect this workshop to the previous workshop through the theme of stormwater and its impacts on the environment from residential homes. Then, during the Q&A at the end of the workshop the speakers and attendees will review how these topics apply to sustainable landscaping.

This Workshop is part of the City's Sustainability Action Plan's Green Achievement Target #7 (Public Workshops). "Lawn Maintenance & Stormwater" is the third workshop as part of the series of workshops designed for community outreach & sustainability information.This workshop will also talk about the overall concept of the workshop series and the Sustainability Action Plan. Additional topics that will be discussed are other projects and volunteer opportunities in 2018.

If you are unable to attend, tell your friends or landscaper to go instead, then they can share the information with you. Or you can view all the workshops once they are posted on the city website.

 
Where- Satellite beach City Hall, 565 Cassia Blvd, Satellite Beach, FL 32937
When- Thursday at 7 PM - 8:30 PM
How- check it out on Facebook at GoGreenSB.org
View Workshop Video Here
View Workshop PowerPoint Here