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Most aquatic macroinvertebrates (which are indicators of stream health) live in your local streams throughout the winter. How do they stay alive?
We haven’t found the perfect solution for reducing snow and ice on roadways while also protecting natural resources. However, several techniques reduce impacts on the environment and reuse materials that would otherwise go into landfills and water treatment plants.
You many think stream monitoring is not needed during winter months, but that's a myth! Each season presents specific threats to stream health. One such threat is road salt.
Stream monitoring is the perfect way to introduce children to outdoor exploration and environmental stewardship. And playing in a stream can exposure them to microbes or "germs" that can be vital to strengthening immune systems.
Whether you’re planning to boat on it, fish it, or drink it, here’s how to nab nasties that can threaten a waterway’s health – and yours!
The Mid-Shore Chapter has partnered with Pickering Creek Audubon Center for the past 25 years to provide Talbot County Public School third grade students with a hands-on nature experience.
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