Monitoring data shows the progress made by scientists in repairing damage caused by acid mine drainage in Ohio’s Raccoon Creek.
“Our goal is to quantify the movement towards a tipping point, measured as a loss of resilience in the system. Resilience is essentially how quickly a system recovers from perturbations, in this case droughts for example.”
Everglades restoration efforts aim to restore historical hydrology, providing relief to stressed peatlands.
For thirty five years, Great Lakes communities have been restoring polluted areas, learning and reaping the economic benefits.
Protecting, enhancing and restoring wetlands in the Great Lakes area, Ducks Unlimited has worked tirelessly to save thousands of vulnerable acres.
Saving ducks is just the beginning of the extensive conservation efforts of Ducks Unlimited, an organization actively saving and restoring wetlands in large regions of the U.S.
Ducks Unlimited is expanding their Living Lakes Initiative, improving water quality, and restoring the “duck factories” of the prairie pothole habitat.
Volunteer water monitoring efforts lead to a grant-funded restoration project in Spa Creek, a tributary of the Chesapeake Bay.