Watershed Restoration, Native Plants and the Insect Connection
Riparian Forested Buffers are a leading watershed restoration tool in the Chesapeake Bay and Delaware Bay initiatives, and watersheds globally. The native trees and shrubs that thrive in these buffers offer water quality benefits as well as food and habitat for pollinators and aquatic insects. Discussion will include macroinvertebrate requirements for deciduous leaves and plant selection for pollinator benefits.
Horticulture / Plants
Water / Stormwater Management
Health, Safety and Welfare
? explain importance of forest buffers for water quality
? Explain native plant benefits for aquatic and terrestrial insects
? Discuss plant selection options for multi-value buffers
Lamonte Garber is the Watershed Restoration Coordinator for Stroud Water Research Center. He has worked for 30 years in agricultural water quality protection and natural habitat restoration. AS Stroud’s Watershed Restoration Coordinator, he coordinates agr
Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve
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