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  1. Volunteer Stream Monitoring

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

    What is it? The state of Ohio determined that in order to effectively restore, protect, and ... enhance water quality in Ohio, managing agencies should collect as much scientific data and knowledge ... out assessment forms that they eventually submit to contribute to a cumulative index of streams in the ...

  2. Conservation Easements

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/resources/human-dimensions/mental-models/conservation-easements

    in the future.  For example, it may require that landowners eliminate all management on a given piece ... of land in favor of natural succession.  Conservation easements typically emphasize conservation and ... payments for protection of the land.  The specific details of each easement will differ.  In the case of an ...

  3. 2016 River Summit in Dayton

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/events/2016-river-summit-dayton

    the University of Dayton and the Ohio's Great Corridor Association (OGCA) collaborate to help ...

  4. Promoting Infiltration

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

    serve to restore stream nutrients.  For instance woody debris that is embedded in a streambank or bottom ... should not be removed (A New Way: Restoring Habitat in Urban Watersheds, Wayne County Michigan DEQ, ... water flow in streams, including erosion, flooding, and logjams. Costs Time and direct cost of ...

  5. Septic Maintenance and Upgrades

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/resources/human-dimensions/mental-models/septic-maintenance-and-upgrades

    landscaping, and frequent inspection and pumping. In addition to protecting the environment and human health, ... demonstration projects, EPA contacts for state and local management assistance, in addition to other resources. ...

  6. How The Nature Conservancy's In-Lieu Fee Mitigation Program is Working to Raise the Bar

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/events/how-nature-conservancys-lieu-fee-mitigation-program-working-raise-bar

    years in California, Kentucky, and Ohio. Devin received his B.S. from the University of Cincinnati, ... Masters in Environmental Sciences from Miami University of Ohio, and Juris Doctorate from Northern ... This presentation will provide details regarding TNC’s ILF program and discuss ways in which the ...

  7. Monday Creek Restoration Project

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/groups/monday-creek-restoration-project

    health for the benefit of the community. The partnership was formed in November 1994. The Monday Creek ... Watershed encompasses 116 square miles in portions of Athens, Hocking and Perry Counties. Types of water ... quality impairments in the Monday Creek Watershed include acid mine drainage, improperly treated ...

  8. Lead

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1520

    GENERAL INFORMATION Lead is a toxic metal that was used for many years in products found in and ... the brain is developing. The primary source of lead exposure for most children is lead-based paint in ... older homes. Lead in drinking water can add to that exposure. Lead is sometimes used in household ...

  9. Zinc

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1527

    GENERAL INFORMATION Zinc is an essential trace metal with very low toxicity in humans. Zinc can ... occur naturally in drinking water. Zinc contamination can result from corrosion of galvanized pipes by ... soft, acidic water. Zinc is used in fertilizers and may be found in landfill leachate or in industrial ...

  10. Mental Models

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/resources/human-dimensions/mental-models

    This webinar was offered in December of 2010, the second in the series "Research to Practice: ... Addressing Non-Point Source Pollution in Ohio". Robyn Wilson (OSU) explains how mental models research ... for education programs. Deborah Hersha (OSU) summarizes gaps in high-school students' ...

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