Sunday, February 2, 2020 (1pm-2pm)
You are invited to join the Marine Resources Council (MRC) & Rockledge Gardens to learn the benefits of collecting rain water from your roof, & how to construct your very own water saving rain barrel.
RSVP at https://rainbarrelws.eventbrite.com/?aff=cal.
Presentation is free and open to the public, attendees must RSVP. Workshop includes introduction to the MRC, a dialogue of how rain barrels can help save the Indian River Lagoon, and a demonstration on how to build a rain barrel. *Rain Barrel Workshop attendees can register to build and take home their very own water saving barrel at the event, for a $55.00 fee. (Fee includes all materials, tools, and assistance needed for rain barrel assembly.)
The use of rain barrels will conserve water, save money by reducing the use of potable water in landscapes, and reduce stormwater runoff by storing and diverting runoff from impervious surfaces (like driveways). One barrel used properly can prevent 50,000 gallons of polluted storm water from entering our lagoon! Do your part, help save our lagoon by installing a rain barrel at your house. Sign up now!
If you live in Melboune City you are eligable for a $50 mail in rebate. For rebate details please visit https://www.melbourneflorida.org/departments/public-works-utilities/environmental-community-outreach/rain-barrel-rebate.
For more event information please contact Nicole, at email@example.com or call 321-725-7775.
Rain Barrel Workshop, Sunday February 2nd (1pm – 2pm).
Presented by MRC & Hosted by Rockledge Gardens.
Location: Rockledge Gardens at 2153 US Highway 1, 32955 Rockledge (Click link for map.)
Admission is FREE. Attendees must register. *There is a $55 fee if you would like to build a rain barrel to take home, at the workshop. ($55 includes all materials needed to construct your very own 55 gallon water saving rain barrel to take home!)
We hope you will be able to join us at this great event! The Marine Resources Council is a multi-faceted charitable organization, committed to engaging the community in actions to save the Indian River Lagoon.
Special thanks to Rockledge Gardens for their continued support of MRC and our efforts to save the Indian River Lagoon!