Mirror Lake Spring 2022 Turnover
This spring, Mirror Lake completed turnover! The first time since 2020. Turnover, also known as mixing, is an essential natural process that occurs in most lakes in the spring and fall of each year.
A Riparian Planting Primer
Thick buffers of native trees, shrubs, and grasses along streambanks are essential to water quality and to the health of small brooks, lakes, and large rivers. They shade and cool surface waters, filter runoff from developed areas, and provide shelter, forage, and food for wildlife. Their root systems hold streambanks secure, preventing excess erosion. They protect groundwater and absorb flood waters.
April Showers Bring...Billions of Gallons of Water
April 2022 was off to a rainy start, but how much water fell from the sky in the early April storm? Where did it all go?