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Announcing the Blanchard and Sandusky River Watershed’s Joint Photo Contest.

Contest runs: April 22nd thru June 30, 2020
Who can enter: Any resident and amateur photographer in the Blanchard and Sandusky River Watersheds
Entry Cost: $5 per person (not photo), only one entry per category per person

Categories:
River/Water – Any river, pond, or wetland scene in our watersheds
Landscapes – Any landscape in our watersheds
Plants – Any plants (trees, wildflowers, etc.) in our watersheds
Wildlife – Any wild animal in our watersheds
River Recreation – Any river recreational activity (canoeing, kayaking, fishing, etc.)

Click on this Link to View / Download
the Contest Flyer and Rules

 New Blanchard River Demonstration Farms Videos

The Blanchard River Demonstration Farms Project, a 5-year initiative showcasing and demonstrating conservation practices that will help improve agriculture’s impact on downstream water quality, has released a new video series. These videos highlight the efforts being made on three northwest Ohio farms to learn about nutrient management and the many ways Ohio farmers can keep nutrients in the fields and out of the water.

The series includes four videos in all, and covers the water quality issue, in general, gives a background on what the project is all about, details the edge-of-field monitoring that is being conducted and outlines the recommended practices farmers need to implement to help reduce nutrient loss from their farm fields.

Introduction for the Issues with Water Quality