Sponsoring Organization: Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC)
Speaker: Jai Cole, Aquatic Ecologist, Montgomery County Parks
Protecting the diverse and sensitive natural environment that will be traversed by the Intercounty Connector (ICC) requires extraordinary focus and effort. This is why the ICC's $370 million environmental program—more than 15% of the project's estimated cost—is both unprecedented in scope and cutting edge in approach. Approximately $97 million will be spent on approximately 50 stream restoration, wetland creation, and stormwater management projects that are part of the ICC's Environmental Stewardship and Compensatory Mitigation efforts. Learn more about these efforts and how state, local, and federal agencies have collaborated on these projects to help protect and restore Montgomery County's valuable natural resources.
Location: Meadowside Nature Center, 5100 Meadowside Ln, Rockville 20855.
More Information: Check-in and refreshments at 6:30pm; lecture 7:00-8:30pm. Phone: 301-258-4030 or web site: http://www.MeadowsideNature.org/
Registration: Required.. Please register at http://ParkPass.org/, using code #143252 .