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Field Report: Healthy Farms = Cleaner Water


Written by: Phil Monahan

Recent research by Stroud Water Research Center shows that forested stream areas, like the one pictured above, remove 200-800% more nitrogen pollution than non-forested sections of the same streams.
Photo ©2010 by Neil Ever Osborne/iLCP

When you visit the Orvis Commitment page on orvis.com, down in the lower right is “Our Partner Spotlight,” which calls attention to one of the many organizations that the company supports. This month’s featured partner is The Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF), whose mission couldn’t be clearer: “to save the bay, and keep it saved.” Here is their latest update: . . .

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