THEME: Environmental Stewardship PRINCIPLE: Outreach and Education GOAL: Increase Citizen Stewardship of land and resources. HarfordNEXT recommends the following five implementations to reach that goal.
Implement a certification program for rain garden installers and inspectors.
Encourage community gardens, community cleanups, or other enhancement initiatives.
Educate citizens about environmental issues through programs such as Envirothon, 4-H, and Anita Leight Estuary Center.
Educate citizen groups about grant opportunities that improve environmental resources.
Use social media to raise awareness about environmental programs and initiatives.