December 28, 2017

Protecting Westchester’s Lakes, Ponds & Streams: How To Be a Responsible Steward

I attended the Westchester County Government’s Pond and Lake Management Workshop at the start of the month and learned about the important work of the DEC in overseeing our public water bodies. Pond and lake management is a complicated issue that impacts many facets of the environment and our lives. You may have heard about the Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) 

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September 21, 2016

Drainage Solutions and Maintenance for your Home and Landscape

There are so many water issues in our home landscapes. Although it has been extremely dry for the past several months we continue to come across drainage problems associated with infrastructure or the landscape. Many of these problems or issues can be easily remedied by evaluating the source. We offer a free 20 point property inspection/report which covers all aspects 

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April 16, 2016

Storm Water Management and Wetland Restoration

Whether you are along the Hudson River from Hastings to Peekskill or along the sound from New Rochelle NY to Greenwich Connecticut your are affected by storm water and wetlands. How we manage rainfall and our fresh water resources is critical to the physical, ecological and economic well being of our communities. Nothing cleans water better than native wetland plants 

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July 31, 2015

Wetland Restoration In Your Own Westchester County Backyard?

Wetland Restoration Wetland restoration is normally thought of as something that happens in some “other”, far away place like a nature preserve or a national park. However, a huge percentage of our wetlands exist on private property–in our own backyards. This means that the individual property owner has the ability to make a great impact on regional and national wetlands 

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