FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 7, 2009

CONTACT: Sebastian D’Elia, 908-527-4419
Jim Lowney, 908-527-4711

 

Everything You Wanted to Know about Water Features

Discover the beauty and benefits to wildlife a water garden can add to your home on Saturday, April 25 from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Adults, ages 18 and older, are invited to join Scott Parker of Parker Homescapes and Andy Burns of Burns Pond Builders to find out what types of cost, maintenance and materials are involved in building a water feature. Please call Trailside at 908-789-3670 or visit us online at www.ucnj.org/trailside for information on fees for this workshop or for upcoming programs and special events at Trailside
Mountainside –
Discover the beauty and benefits to wildlife a water garden can add to your home on Saturday, April 25 from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Adults, ages 18 and older, are invited to join Scott Parker of Parker Homescapes and Andy Burns of Burns Pond Builders to find out what types of cost, maintenance and materials are involved in building a water feature. Please call Trailside at 908-789-3670 or visit us online at www.ucnj.org/trailside for information on fees for this workshop or for upcoming programs and special events at Trailside. Trailside Nature and Science Center is located at 452 New Providence Road in Mountainside and is a service of the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders.

Mountainside, NJ – The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to offer a program for adults, ages 18 years and older, on water features for your home at Trailside Nature and Science Center on Saturday, April 25, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

“This is the perfect time of year to be inspired to create a beautiful, natural habitat that benefits local wildlife in your own yard,” says Freeholder Chairman Alexander Mirabella.

Scott Parker of Parker Homescape teams up with Andy Burns of Burns Pond Builders to teach a course about water features and their landscaping. Water features add beauty to yards while creating a natural ecosystem that benefits wildlife. A water-scape system provides many advantages, including rainwater harvesting and attracting birds and butterflies. The workshop will also include information about building water features detailing cost, materials and maintenance.

The fee for the workshop is $8 for Union County residents and $10 for non-residents. Pre-registration is preferred as space is limited. Walk-ins are welcome as space permits. Doors open 15 minutes prior to the event.

For additional information about this event or other upcoming programs and special events at Trailside, please call 908-789-3670 or visit us on the web at www.ucnj.org/trailside. Trailside Nature and Science Center is located at 452 New Providence Road in Mountainside and is a service of the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders.