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Trees for Hydraulic Engineers

As engineers, we found this video to be quite fascinating. It dissects and answers an interesting question: How do trees transfer straight up – sometimes as much as 300 vertical feet? Found on the Blue Water Baltimore Facebook page.  While … Continue reading

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Late Summer Magic on the Upper Gunpowder River

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Stormwater 2012 – Ohio Stormwater Conference Keynote – 6/7/12

Ted Scott will be the Keynote presenter at the Ohio Stormwater Conference.  He will be discussing the state of Stormwater in 2012 including: past efforts to address stormwater issues, current trends, and a look toward the challenges that lie ahead.

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Where We’ll Be – 5/15/12: White House Council on Environmental Quality

Ted Scott is honored to have been invited to be part of a presentation team at the White House Council on Environmental Quality discussing the economic impacts of Green Infrastructure.  This briefing is facilitated by American Rivers and the Water Environment Federation.

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Is Green Infrastructure Cost Effective?

This new report says it can be.  Check it out here.

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Blue Water Baltimore Gallery Hop – Good Times on May 1, 2012

Get tickets here.

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Chesapeake Dissolved Oxygen Data

Animated graph of dissolved oxygen measured in Chesapeake Bay at Susquehanna Flats during July 2011 by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources. This graph also includes water surface elevations measured by NOAA at Tolchester Beach and Chesapeake City, wind speed … Continue reading

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Herring Run Nursery opens this Saturday – Shop Native, Shop Local

It has always amazed us how difficult it is to find native plants at local nurseries. From a practical standpoint, it is logical that the plant species that originally grew in specific local areas are the ones that will do … Continue reading

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Bioretention Maintenance Presentation by NC State

Great Powerpoint presentation on maintenance of bioretention systems by Bill Hunt from the NC State Biological and Agricultural Stormwater Engineering Group.  Take a look here.

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Linking Green Infrastructure Maintenance and Jobs

Ted Scott extensively quoted in the lead article of the Water Environment Federation (WEF) Stormwater Report.  A good read, check it out here.  

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