Community Outreach

YardWise Course

Check back for the next planned YardWise event!

The "YardWise" program is a FREE semi-annual course available to all Harris County residents interested in learning more about environmentally responsible yard care. The course participants will attend up to half or a full day of classroom sessions and field instruction featuring lectures, slides, videos, and hands-on demonstrations. YardWise covers such topics as:

  • Backyard Composting
  • Correct Application of Lawn Chemicals
  • "Don't Bag It" Plan
  • Integrated Pest Management
  • Less Toxic Alternatives
  • Mulching & Grasscycling
  • Vermi-Composting
  • WaterSmart
  • Xeriscaping

If you are interested in participating in the Yard Wise Program, either contact us by mail using the address below, or fill out the form beneath our address. If you have additional questions call 713-685-7352 or email Class size is limited.

There are two ways to contact us regarding the Yardwise Course. You can either mail an inquiry to the following address:

Attn: YardWise
Harris County Watershed Protection Group
10555 Northwest Freeway, Suite 220
Houston, Texas 77092
Fax #: 713-956-3080

Or you can fill out the form below:

We will send a response to your email ASAP

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October 1, 2011
YardWise Workshop Presentations