Zoo Green Classes: Energy Efficiency & Rain Gardens

The Zoo is offering 2 free green classes this month. Details are below.

September 19, 2011, 6-7 pm

“Saving Money & Increasing Comfort with Energy Efficiency”  

This program will cover the basics of energy in your home and discuss low-cost/no-cost ways to reduce energy consumption while increasing home comfort and saving money.  Information about home energy audits will also be covered. (presented by GCEA)

September 26, 2011, CLASS CANCELED.

Unfortunately, the rain garden class has been canceled. Stay tuned for future classes. If you would like information regarding rain gardens, please email [email protected]

“An Introduction to Rain Gardens”

An introduction to rain garden design and construction, including site analysis/inventory, determining soil infiltration rates, determining rain garden size (surface size/depth) and location, plant selection, soil preparation, and maintenance. The class will be geared toward small-scale residential rain applications, but will also touch on larger applications. (presented by Mill Creek Watershed and Vivian, Llambi & Associates)

Both classes will be held in Frisch’s Theater and are free! Please RSVP by calling (513) 487-3355 or email [email protected] if you plan on attending either or both of these classes.