Development can take a toll on the natural environment by creating a major issue: storm water runoff.
An occasional flood is good for overall stream health and biodiversity, but regular torrents of stormwater coming from surfaces like roads, roofs and parking lots damage our local creeks.
Larry George, who monitors Hinkston Creek in Montgomery County, is ready to pass his dissolved oxygen kit – and his knowledge – to a new generation. After 25 years, he says it’s time to help in other ways. Read more in the latest edition of Land, Air and Water.
The holidays are about spending time with friends and family, giving thanks, and wrapping up the year. Unfortunately, many common holiday traditions have the potential to increase the amount of pollution we release into the environment.
To reduce your impact this holiday season, implement all or a few of the following suggestions.