Tennessee Smart Yards with Andrea Ludwig

Thursday March 11, 2021 7:00 PM EST
 

Join us on Thursday, March 11 at 7pm EST to learn more about how having a “Tennessee Smart Yard” can help us gain ground for having clean waterways. Register now to receive your link for this free Zoom program. This program is co-sponsored by Tennessee Citizens for Wilderness Planning.

Residential areas are a significant part of our Tennessee landscapes, making residents a critical stakeholder group in watershed management strategies.The University of Tennessee Extension along with its partners is empowering residents with information on how to nurture a healthy, ecologically-sound landscape that provides benefits both for humans and our environment. Our latest efforts have created an online platform for residents to learn from our experts from the comfort and safety of their own homes and at their own pace.Tennessee Smart Yards – ” keeping Tennessee’s land and water healthy, one yard at a time“.

Presenter: Dr. Andrea Ludwig, Associate Professor of Ecological Engineering in the Biosystems Engineering and Soil Department at the University of Tennessee. Dr. Ludwig is the co-director of Tennessee Smart Yards, a sustainable landscaping educational program that seeks to certify private property across the state as “Tennessee Smart Yards.”  Dr. Ludwig has worked as the State Stormwater Management Specialist for UT Extension since 2010.  In addition, she holds a PhD in Biological Systems Engineering from Virginia Tech.  

For any issues with registration or questions about the program contact Michelle Campanis, University of Tennessee Arboretum Education coordinator at mcampani@tennessee.edu

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