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Solving Water Runoff Problems Block by Block

This video shows water runoff solutions in Philadelphia. Some topics here are moving water off roofs, rain barrels, planter boxes to divert water and water as a resource.

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Preventing Soil Erosion and Water Contamination on the Farm

A look at what they are doing on a farm in Pennsylvania to retain topsoil and prevent fertilizers, animal waste and pesticides from getting into streams and ending up in Chesapeake Bay.

Some features looked at: swales, creating a non-cultivated space near streams, using vegetation as a buffer…

Hunting for Ramps (“Spring Leeks”)

Don King (no, not the boxing promoter) of TheMushroomHunter.com in Ohio shows us how find, recognize and harvest ramps.

Cavan and Tom Patterson of Wild Purveyors, a wholesaler of wild edibles and organic produce sources in and around Pittsburg, emphasize harvesting ramps sustainably. They say that it takes seven years for a ramp to grow from seed to full maturity, so how you harvest them is important.

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