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Jim Spetz's Blog – July 2013 Archive (1)

Taking Root for Clean Water

Ever take a hike or a drive along a scenic river and admired the trees growing along that waterway? Maybe you didn't realize that those trees are doing much more than just looking pretty and providing a place for wildlife to live. Trees and other vegetation along waterways are a vital component of any healthy watershed. By stabilizing banks and intercepting nutrients, water quality is greatly improved. Established root systems resist the erosive power of flood waters and help reduce sediment…

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Added by Jim Spetz on July 15, 2013 at 3:35pm — No Comments

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