The problems and solutions to situations like the one in Fancy Creek are complex and require more than any one landowner, organization, or agency can offer. This is why collaborating with partners is essential to expand the base of knowledge, grow interest, and obtain commitments to work toward restoration.
Our involvement in a project in the Fancy Creek watershed in the Driftless Area started when landowner Marilyn Houck reached out to us about her wetlands. Since Marilyn’s call, her neighbors and local agencies have joined the team working to develop and implement solutions for challenges in their watershed.
Join Paxton Ramsdell as he describes the five hierarchical functions of streams and describes the importance of accounting for each of these functions when protecting or restoring streams and watersheds.
Wetland Coffee Break: Opportunities to accelerate watershed-scale runoff management: A law and policy perspective
Tune in to hear environmental attorney Paul Kent and WWA’s Erin O’Brien describe how watershed-scale runoff management makes sense from both resource management and environmental policy perspective.
New legislation will encourage more consideration of wetland solutions to problems like flooding, erosion, sedimentation, run-off, and water quality.