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SIP AND SCIENCE SERIES

Upcoming Lectures

Winter Seed Sowing Workshop

Time and Location:

Thursday, January 25th from 5:30pm to 7:30pm at the Assateague Coastal Trust building on 10959 Worcester Hwy in Berlin, MD

Create a Pollinator Haven in Your Backyard!

As winter blankets the landscape, we invite you to join us for an engaging and hands-on Winter Seed Sowing Workshop, where you'll learn the art of planting and nurturing seeds for vibrant spring wildflowers. This interactive session will be led by Carol Cross, the owner of Cross Farms with over 25 years of expertise. She will guide you through this enriching workshop. Embrace the beauty of winter and sow the seeds for a breathtaking spring filled with pollinator-friendly wildflowers. 

  • Introduction to Winter Seed Sowing: Explore the fascinating world of winter sowing and its impact on pollinator populations.

  • Hands-On Planting Techniques: Learn practical tips and techniques for planting, prepping, and sowing seeds in the winter. Discover how these efforts can create a haven for dragonflies, hummingbirds, and butterflies in your own backyard.   

  • Feeding and Providing: habitat to Northeast pollinators through growing wildflowers

  •  Using recycled materials: Creative use for seed starting  

  • Guidance: Watering and Sunlight Preferences  

  • Feeding Wildflowers: Transplantation and the benefits of using compost

  • How-To: Saving Seed for the next season    

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Recycling Bins

Recycling 101

Date: Tuesday, March 19th from 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Location: Ocean Pines Golf Club, 100 Clubhouse Dr in Ocean Pines. MD

Join Worcester County Recycling to unravel the mysteries of recyclables.

What can you recycle? What's a no-go? Learn about the do's and don'ts, and the art of proper separation to minimize contamination.

 

Topics covered:

  • Bagged trash

  • Small amounts of metal

  • Yard Waste & Brush (Pocomoke & Central Only)

  • Recyclables, including: Textiles

  • Pizza boxes

  • And so much more!

 

Expect interactive games to test your listening skills and engage in a Q&A session. Let's come together as a community to kick-start a recycling mission and ensure a greener, cleaner Worcester County. Your questions answered, your knowledge expanded!

Past Lectures

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