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  1. Friends of the Scioto River

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/groups/friends-scioto-river

    protects, preserves and restores the Scioto River for the benefit of the urban community as well as the ...

  2. Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) Grants/Cooperative Agreements

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/news/great-lakes-restoration-initiative-glri-grantscooperative-agreements

    $14 million for about 30 projects in 5 categories addressing agricultural and non-agricultural ...

  3. About the Ohio Watershed Network

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/about-us

    from land use activities such as row-crop agriculture, pasture and livestock facilities, excavation for ... development, turf maintenance, and paved surfaces and rooftops in urban areas. Collaborative watershed planning ...

  4. Low-impact Lawn Care

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/resources/human-dimensions/mental-models/basic-stream-and-watershed-ecology-lesson-plans/low-impact-lawns

    wildlife including native planting, rain barrels, and rain gardens. REDUCING ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS IN URBAN ... lawn care utilizes practices like soil testing, water conservation, careful cultural practices and ... soil and use simple steps such as soil testing.   Photo credit: ...

  5. Captina Creek

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/groups/captina-creek

    http://www.belmontswcd.org 05030106 110 Belmont Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) houses the Captina Creek ... and future landowners in the wise use of Belmont County's soil and water resources. 05030106 ...

  6. Algae Blooms and Land Use Practices

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/resources/best-practices/algae-blooms-and-land-use-practices

    and how they may help reduce nutrient losses from agricultural lands while improving soil quality. ... lead to algae blooms in lake environments. Jim Hoorman will review the latest research on cover crops ...

  7. Arsenic

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1507

    GENERAL INFORMATION Arsenic occurs naturally in soil and minerals and may enter the air, water, ... water. Most of the arsenic in water will ultimately end up in soil or sediment. HEALTH EFFECTS Drinking ...

  8. Promoting Infiltration

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/resources/human-dimensions/mental-models/basic-stream-and-watershed-ecology-lesson-plans/promoting-infiltration

    should not be removed (A New Way: Restoring Habitat in Urban Watersheds, Wayne County Michigan DEQ, ... rain, storms, your garden hose, etc. to soak into the ground instead of running into nearby streams, ... line to prevent soil erosion and increase the ground?s capacity to absorb water.  Many home lawns are ...

  9. Well Water Interpretation Tool

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/know-your-well-water/well-water-interpretation-tool

    ppm ppb Iron ug/L ppb Lead ug/L ppb Manganese ug/L Mercury (inorganic) ug/L ppb Nickel ug/L ppb ...

  10. Sodium

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1503

    GENERAL INFORMATION Sodium is widely distributed in soils, plants, water and foods. It is ... of rocks and soils. The concentrations of sodium in groundwater are dependent on the local geological ...

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