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  1. Mud Run Watershed Stream Keepers

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/groups/mud-run-watershed-stream-keepers

    www.facebook.com/mudrunwatershed 50400011820 The Mud Run Watershed Stream Keepers were founded in 2011 with a goal to restore Mud ...

  2. Cleveland Metroparks Watershed Volutnteer Program

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/groups/cleveland-metroparks-watershed-volutnteer-program

    citizens in an array of education and active management projects to improve and protect water resources ...

  3. Volunteer Stream Monitoring

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/resources/human-dimensions/mental-models/basic-stream-and-watershed-ecology-lesson-plans/volunteer-stream-monitoring

    What is it? The state of Ohio determined that in order to effectively restore, protect, and ... enhance water quality in Ohio, managing agencies should collect as much scientific data and knowledge ... out assessment forms that they eventually submit to contribute to a cumulative index of streams in the ...

  4. A Case Study: Applying the Four Keys to Effective Education and Outreach Plan

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/resources/human-dimensions/case-study-applying-four-keys-effective-education-and-outreach-plan

    study where the four keys were applied to promote best management practices among farmers in an ...

  5. Conservation Easements

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/resources/human-dimensions/mental-models/conservation-easements

    in the future.  For example, it may require that landowners eliminate all management on a given piece ... of land in favor of natural succession.  Conservation easements typically emphasize conservation and ... payments for protection of the land.  The specific details of each easement will differ.  In the case of an ...

  6. Backyard Conservation

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/resources/human-dimensions/mental-models/basic-stream-and-watershed-ecology-lesson-plans/backyard-conservation

    Many of the landowners we interviewed enjoyed viewing wildlife in and around the stream on their ... farmers and ranchers use aim to protect the quality of air, soil, water, plants, and wildlife in the area. ... conservation strategies in your backyard is a must! Next steps There are many excellent guides available online ...

  7. Low-impact Lawn Care

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/resources/human-dimensions/mental-models/basic-stream-and-watershed-ecology-lesson-plans/low-impact-lawns

    on the stream and the environment in general while still maintaing a nice looking lawn.  Low-impact ... wildlife. Costs In addition to the direct costs of plant material and time to establish plants, low-impact ... your lawn and protect the environment including?What to Look for In a Lawn Care Service? (HYG 4025-88) ...

  8. Promoting Infiltration

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/resources/human-dimensions/mental-models/basic-stream-and-watershed-ecology-lesson-plans/promoting-infiltration

    serve to restore stream nutrients.  For instance woody debris that is embedded in a streambank or bottom ... should not be removed (A New Way: Restoring Habitat in Urban Watersheds, Wayne County Michigan DEQ, ... water flow in streams, including erosion, flooding, and logjams. Costs Time and direct cost of ...

  9. Septic Maintenance and Upgrades

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/resources/human-dimensions/mental-models/septic-maintenance-and-upgrades

    landscaping, and frequent inspection and pumping. In addition to protecting the environment and human health, ... demonstration projects, EPA contacts for state and local management assistance, in addition to other resources. ...

  10. Lead

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1520

    GENERAL INFORMATION Lead is a toxic metal that was used for many years in products found in and ... the brain is developing. The primary source of lead exposure for most children is lead-based paint in ... older homes. Lead in drinking water can add to that exposure. Lead is sometimes used in household ...

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