Interesting Research News and Tools for Landowners – June 2018

Posted: June 14, 2018

Throughout the month we receive notice of interesting and relevant research and items. These items come from partner organizations. We'll use this space to share these items with you.

Spring this year in Pennsylvania has been wet, complete with high water in rivers and streams; flooding in some communities; and conversations about the weather impacting outdoor fun and what’s growing. The Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources is involved in a number of efforts to address the impacts that heavy rain can have, including supporting and employing green infrastructure and planting trees along streams. Another unique practice is encouraging the use of biochar in rain gardens and urban tree plantings to assist plant growth and adsorb water.

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