MRBPLG Fall 2018 Meeting

The Fall MRBPLG meeting was held on October 31 at the Stroede Center, 319 Wayne Ave., Defiance.

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

John Blakeman and Wil Hemker presented “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:

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



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