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Power To Save: WaterWaze

JACKSON TOWNSHIP, Pa. — After all the rain this summer and early fall, it feels like we’re living in a water world. What happens to that rain runoff and what we can do to help protect water quality is part of a program happening for kids and families next Saturday in the Poconos. 304 more words


Dropping Temps and Falling Leaves

Fall is here in Salt Lake City and leaves are beginning to drop.

This is a friendly reminder to please use your brown compost containers… 328 more words

General Sustainability

Stormwater Utilities in New Jersey

Stormwater management is a problem that spans municipalities of all shapes and sizes throughout the country.  Urban areas rapidly increase the amount of impervious surfaces (roads, buildings, and other paved areas) that cover the ground.  426 more words

@USGS Crews Work Fast to Capture Evidence of Devastating Carolina Floods

Here’s the release from the USGS (Heather Dewar:

To learn more about USGS’ role providing science to decision makers before, during and after #Florence, visit the #USGS Hurricane Florence page at…

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Climate Change

Seeking Stormwater Solution on Scranton Street

SCRANTON, Pa. — Part of a neighborhood in Scranton was hit hard by flash flooding during Wednesday night’s storms. It’s happened a few times this year and neighbors say it’s only getting worse. 293 more words


Rain Gardens: State Parks Has Them and You Can Have Them Too

What is a rain garden?

A rain garden is a plant-filled shallow depression that collects rainwater (stormwater) runoff. Rain gardens are a great do-it-yourself project for homeowners to manage small amounts of stormwater on their own property.  754 more words

Park Projects

New Wheelchair Accessible Trails and Boardwalks at Schlitz Audubon

I’m excited to get to know this new wheelchair accessible trail and boardwalk at Schlitz Audubon Nature Center. This new trail network is the result of years of planning and now physical work on the land. 132 more words