Watershed Restoration, Native Plants and the Insect Connection

Start Date
06/07/2019
End Date
06/07/2019
Description
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.
Location
Millersville, PA
Distance Learning
No
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Horticulture / Plants
Water / Stormwater Management
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.0
Learning Outcomes
? 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
Instructors
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
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Provider
Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve


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