Dr. Rose Mary Seymour is a public service assistant specializing in pollution prevention. She works in the arena of urban agriculture and is in the department of biological and agricultural engineering. Dr. Seymour’s primary areas of focus are water conservation in landscapes and urban stormwater management through landscapes and greenspaces. Dr. Seymour provides technical assistance for nursery and greenhouse operations and landscaping professionals in preventing pollution through educational programs, on-site visits and demonstrations of best management practices.
She is known around Georgia for her trainings on rain gardens and bioretention areas, and she is a co-author of a manual of best management practices for infiltration of stormwater. She also provides education on best management practices with landscape irrigation equipment and management.
She has been involved in several statewide groups including the Water Conservation Technical Committee for the Statewide Comprehensive Water Planning Process; Georgia Water Wise Council (GWWC) Executive Committee; and the Georgia Association of Water Professionals (GAWP) Board of Directors.
Ph. D. 1990. Agricultural Engineering. Colorado State University. Fort Collins, CO.
M.S. 1987. Biological and Agricultural Engineering. North Carolina State University. Raleigh, N.C.
B.S. 1983. Biological and Agricultural Engineering. North Carolina State University. Raleigh, N.C.