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Rainwater harvesting, solar energy workshop
A harvesting rainwater and solar energy workshop will be held Saturday, May 19, from 9 a.m. until noon in the Cibolo Nature Center, located at 140 City Park Road in Boerne.
John Kight, an engineer and owner of home rainwater-catchment and solar-energy systems, will offer the latest technological information and practical advice for using water- and energy-saving technology.
Participants will hear a presentation in the Cibolo Nature Center library and then carpool to Kight’s home to see his systems in action. Kight’s rainwater-catchment system supplies all the water for his family’s household and landscape needs. His grid-connected solar energy panel is also tied to a battery backup and provides enough electricity for normal demand during fall, winter, and spring.
Fee is $35, $25 for Cibolo Nature Center members, by registering online at Cibolo.org/calendar.
For more information, contact Cindy Glass at 830-249-4616 or email nature@ cibolo.org.
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