Save the Date! 10.31.18

A Fall MRBPLG meeting will be held October 31 from 10 – 12 at the Stroede Center, 319 Wayne Ave., Defiance.

Confirmed Speakers:

John Blakeman of Meadow Environments, LLC  with
Wil Hemker, University of Akron:

Integrated Planting of Tallgrass Prairie Nutrient Retention STRIPS with Annual Row Crops:

The artful use of prairie plantings to slow runoff volumes and velocities, while at the same time capturing algal nutrients and sediments will have multiple applications in that region.

Prairie STRIPS story:

With one speaker, we will have more time on the agenda for Legislative & Community Updates. Please send me any additional agenda items and/or events that you would like to share with the group.

Thanks for your interest and support!

Jen English
City of Defiance

MRBPLG Meeting – July ’18

The MRBPLG summer ’18 meeting was held on Wed. July 18 from 10-12 at the Stroede Center, 319 Wayne Ave. Defiance.



Steve Davis,Watershed Specialist with USDA-NRCS:
NRCS Initiatives in the Western Lake Erie Basin

Pat Beam, Landscape Architect with Beam Designs:
Ottawa River Coalition, City of Lima and Lima Area Community Projects