Possible school experiment to show importance of wetlands/riparian zones! This shows the importance of plants in our soil. Plants like trees and grasses help purify ground water. Without them the ground water gets polluted and harder to clean and drink.
While we have produced food crops through conventional tillage for many years, this has come at great cost to our environment and soil productivity with negative impact on our households' food security.
In the face of climate change impact and inevitable sea level rise, scientists studying New York's Hudson River estuary have forecast new tidal wetlands, comprising perhaps 33 percent more wetland area by the year
Rain Gardens, Green Roofs and Low Impact Development Practices .
'Landmark' $1.2 billion federal conservation grant program announced by Stabenow in Bay County
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is now accepting applications from private and public agencies as part of a new $1.2 billion matching federal grant program geared toward soil and water conservation projects across the country, including places like the Saginaw Bay Watershed, Saginaw Bay and Great Lakes