Our nature preserves are open to the public 365 days per year, providing natural places that offer peace and respite for all. We will keep them open as long as it is safe to do so. While visiting our preserves, please practice social distancing and wear a mask if you encounter another person who will be closer than six feet … Learn more about our nature preserves.
Lunch and Learn: Road Salt and Its Impact on Fresh Water
The heavy use of road salt during Pennsylvania winters has a direct impact on the function of freshwater streams. After a storm, as the ice and snow melts, salt applied to walkways, roads and driveways enters our streams and rivers in large quantities. Learn more about how road salt’s effects on freshwater ecosystems and what it means for our region during this free program with guest speaker Dr. John Jackson, senior scientist at Stroud Water Research Center.
Dr. Jackson joins Lauren McGrath, The Trust’s Director of Watershed Protection Program, for a talk about road salt and its effect on our waterways.
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