MRBPLG Fall Meeting

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

Confirmed Speakers:

Sara Guiher, Water Quality Planner with TMACOG, will provide an update on the NPS-IS Watershed Planning Process in the Maumee AOC.

John Blakeman and Wil Hemker: 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 capturing algal nutrients and sediments will have multiple applications in that region.

Watch a preview of the Prairie STRIPS story here: https://youtu.be/wJw2RWFbIEI

Video of July 2018 Meeting: https://youtu.be/AWmFLCWVFIA with Steve Davis, Watershed Specialist presenting NRCS Initiatives in the Western Lake Erie Basin along with Pat Beam, Landscape Architect highlighting the Ottawa River Coalition, City of Lima and Lima Area Community Projects.

There is an interest in hosting a panel discussion about the Michindoh Aquifer. We have made contact with some potential speakers on this topic for an upcoming meeting. Please let me know if you have an interest in participating on this panel or any suggestions.

Thanks for your interest and support!

Jen English
City of Defiance
419.783.4355
jenglish@cityofdefiance.com