Construct your own rain barrel at Daphne workshop

By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Dec 04,  2013

Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant, in partnership with the Coastal Alabama Clean Water Partnership and the Alabama Cooperative Extension System, will hold a rain barrel workshop from 3 p.m.- 5 p.m., Friday, Dec.13, at Daphne City Hall, 1705 Main St., in Daphne.

Workshop participants will construct a rain barrel that will allow them to harvest rainwater for gardens, landscaping or other uses. They also will learn how to install the rain barrels at their homes.

Interested individuals must pre-register with the Auburn University Marine Extension and Research Center office by Thursday, Dec. 12. The registration fee for the workshop is $40 and includes all materials required to construct a rain barrel.

For more information or to register, contact Christian Miller, extension specialist with Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant and the Auburn Marine Center, at 251-438-5690 or


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