POSTPONED - Managing Stormwater for Farms and Rural Properties

Feb 28, 2023, 10am-4pm

Salt Spring Island

Event Information

Farm and rural property owners and operators from within the CRD are invited to attend a free workshop on stormwater management. Learn how to incorporate green infrastructure and stormwater management best practices to slow, sink and store rainwater, as well as reduce pollution entering storm drains, rural watersheds and local waterways. Explore available resources and how to adapt your specific site.

Participants will gain knowledge and practical tools on the following topics:  

  • Climate change projections in the CRD
  • Balancing drainage and retention 
  • Soil health, soil cover and water retention  
  • Slow, sink, spread and store rainwater on the rural landscape
  • Drainage basics 
  • Sources of water pollution and best management practices  
  • Outdoor field assessment and site analysis 

Instructors: Tayler Krawczyk, Hatchet and Seed and Foster Richardson.

Registration is required and space is limited. Lunch will be provided. 

This workshop is postponed until fall 2023. Please register to be informed of the new date. 


Stephanie Maasik

Contact Information


Registration Closed

Registration cannot be completed. The deadline for registration has passed.

Map Location

Salt Spring Island
The workshop will take place in the Upper Hall at the Salt Spring Island Farmers Institute (351 Rainbow Rd. Salt Spring Island)
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