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  1. Hamilton County Soil and Water Conservation District

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/groups/hamilton-county-soil-and-water-conservation-district

    Hamilton County Adam Lehmann Stream Conservation Program Manager 22 Triangle Park Drive,  ... County Soil & Water Conservation District is a legal subdivision of the State of Ohio responsible for ... the conservation of natural resources within Hamilton County, Ohio. We have a special emphasis on soil ...

  2. Backyard Conservation

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/resources/human-dimensions/mental-models/basic-stream-and-watershed-ecology-lesson-plans/backyard-conservation

    backyard ponds and wetlands, composting and mulching, terracing, pest management, and careful nutrient and ... farmers and ranchers use aim to protect the quality of air, soil, water, plants, and wildlife in the area. ... Willamette Soil and Water Conservation District, Eugene, Oregon Resources Riparian Corridor Birds in Ohio ...

  3. Phosphorous

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1538

    GENERAL INFORMATION Phosphorus is commonly found in soil, rocks and plants.  Phosphorus is an ... important fertilizer, but is also present in human and animal wastes, in sludges and in detergents. ... Phosphorus is relatively immobile in soil and will not reach groundwater except under certain conditions, ...

  4. Nutrient Management and Edge of Field Monitoring Conference (Memphis, TN)

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/events/nutrient-management-and-edge-field-monitoring-conference-memphis-tn

    The Nutrient Management and Edge of Field Monitoring Conference will provide an opportunity for ... research, nutrient reduction strategies and activities, and conservation programs that have been successful ... researchers, conservation professionals, and farmers from across the nation to discuss edge of field monitoring ...

  5. Ottowa River Coalition

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/resources/profiles-watershed-leadership/ottowa-river-coalition

    Ottawa River Coalition Written by Joe Bonnell, Program Director for Watershed Management, The Ohio ... Allen Soil and Water Conservation District office on October 7 was a large meeting room full of ... which has been identified as a major contributor of sediment and nutrients to the Western Lake Erie ...

  6. Ammonia

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1534

    levels in well water.  Water contaminated with sewage, animal wastes or fertilizer runoff may contain ... elevated levels of ammonia.  Ammonia is very soluble in water.   Because of its solubility, excessive soil ... ammonia may penetrate into deeper soils and eventually reach groundwater. In some soils part of the ...

  7. Promoting Infiltration

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/resources/human-dimensions/mental-models/basic-stream-and-watershed-ecology-lesson-plans/promoting-infiltration

    logjams and was a labor intensive aspect of streamside property management for the landowners we ... serve to restore stream nutrients.  For instance woody debris that is embedded in a streambank or bottom ... line to prevent soil erosion and increase the ground?s capacity to absorb water.  Many home lawns are ...

  8. Stream Morphology

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/resources/stream-systems/stream-morphology

    Engineer with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Soil and Water Resources explains the ...

  9. Short and Long Term Strategies to Address Harmful Algal Blooms in Ohio Lakes

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/resources/best-practices/short-and-long-term-strategies-address-harmful-algal-blooms-ohio-lakes

    you will be aware of short and long-term strategies available to address nutrient concentrations in ... lakes and the importance of addressing the sources of nutrients as a long-term strategy. Download ...

  10. Conservation Easements

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/resources/human-dimensions/mental-models/conservation-easements

    in the future.  For example, it may require that landowners eliminate all management on a given piece ... used it in the past, although there may be some limitations on how they can manage the land.  For ... from converting the use or management of the land to something else. The typical conservation easement ...

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