October 24, 2007

Mark Gutshall, LandStudies, Inc., talks about the water quality problems related to legacy sediments and the multiple benefits of floodplain restoration-- sediment and nutrient reduction, reducing flood and stormwater damage, wildlife habitat, groundwater recharge and carbon sequestration.
For more information, pick up a copy of LandStudies' Floodplain Restoration Booklet.
And follow these other links--
Documenting Stream Channel Erosion, A Bigger Problems Than Originally Thought
Reducing Pollution in the Chesapeake Bay Through Floodplain Restoration
Critical Aquifer Recharge Benefits of Floodplain Restoration
Floodplain Restoration Improves Water Quality