Land Use and it’s Double Edge Impact on Our Watersheds

  Topics: Importance of Watersheds and River Education   How Land-Use Affects Watersheds   We impact our land and rivers with many long term decisions we make as a community , here are the biggest impact we have: (a) Farming – growing food and raising animals aka – Agriculture (b) Production and harvesting of materials […]

Land use management affects watershed landscape

Focus in southwestern Ohio, U.S.A. The watersheds in southwestern Ohio have had huge changes in their landscapes over time. These changes include spectacular increases of 460% in rain-field cropland and fields dedicated to grow pasture, with an estimated 560% increase over a period of 300 years. These changes affected water quantity and quality; they increased […]