Lawn Care and Water Quality Forum
Tuesday, October 20, 2015
As a lawncare professional working in the City of Columbus, your
help is needed!
Franklin Soil and Water Conservation District and the City
of Columbus are partnering with interested landscaping and lawncare companies
to inform residents of actions they can take to improve water quality.
messages and marketing materials we are developing for residents recognize that
healthy turf can help with water quality, as do related lawncare practices:
handling yard waste correctly; keeping sidewalks and driveways free of
chemicals and grass clippings; and keeping storm drains (that are directly
connected to our streams and rivers) free of pollutants. Your company will also
be recognized for your support and participation in providing targeted
messaging to improve water quality in central Ohio.
We invite you to speak with us on November 12th
at 11:00 a.m. , and to stay for a complimentary lunch provided by City Barbeque
to thank you for your time.
Participants are invited to:
Share their experiences with promoting good
water quality and lawncare practices with clients and general public
Provide feedback on communication strategies,
outreach materials currently in development, and on the type of recognition that would be valuable to
you (for example, a program logo on company vehicles, or you company
recognition in City of Columbus’ outreach materials)
Receive next steps about future participation,
including how your company can receive and use free materials for current and
Learn about educational materials and workshops
available through Franklin Soil and Water that can enhance the quality of
service you provide to customers
The format will be an informal discussion moderated by
District board member Chris Wible, followed by lunch. Your participation is
very much appreciated! To reserve your spot, or if you have questions,
please call 614-486-9613 or email Sara at email@example.com.