Effects of Stormwater

Stormwater is the precipitation that collects upon the landscape in the form of rain, snow, ice, and sleet. As the rain moves or snow melts and flows across the surface, it picks up different pollutants such as sediment, oil, grease, lawn fertilizers, pesticides, agricultural runoff, and many other toxic substances that collect on the ground.

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Model Ordinances

Zoning ordinances that specifically address development practices have now become necessary to assist in balancing the need for progression and maintaining environmental integrity. Adoption of these ordinances into municipal regulations is needed to preserve the function of our natural systems while promoting smart growth.

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Life at the Water’s Edge

Information for those living next to or near a river, creek, stream, or lake.

Sustainable Lawn Care Program

Keeping our watershed clean and healthy may seem like a difficult task, but there are small steps that we all can take at home to protect our water! Find out what you can do!

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Projects:

Tinkers Creek Watershed Partners have been awarded funding from the BRFoundation FIF Hudson Montessori Sustainable Grounds Care Program! The project will be complete by July 2012.

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Riparian Corridors

RiparianRiparian Corridors are vegetated areas along rivers and streams that provide many natural functions.

Pressures facing Tinkers Creek

Tinkers Creek is rapidly developing. However, a combination of efforts will ensure that the creek is a continued focus for protection. What are the pressures facing Tinkers Creek?

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