The Monocacy Creek Watershed Association will host a presentation entitled “Economic Ecology” by Kelly and Mark Gutshall of LandStudies, Inc., on Tuesday, October 16, 2018, from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM, at Illick’s Mill in Bethlehem. All are invited to attend. This lecture should be of particular interest to local environmental groups and watershed associations, as well as those involved in municipal planning.
The presentation will take place immediately following the MCWA regular monthly meeting scheduled for 6:00 PM.
Based in Lititz, PA, LandStudies, Inc. is well known for assisting communities with environmental improvement projects, and has been actively focused on stream and wetlands protection and restoration. As stated on their website (https://landstudies.com):
“LandStudies, Inc. is an award winning environmental design/build firm with experience since 1989 using natural systems to improve the environment. We are recognized throughout PA and the mid-Atlantic region for our innovative, sustainable work restoring streams, floodplains, and wetlands, and creating natural landscapes with a goal of improving water quality and wildlife habitat.”
Topics to be discussed in the LandStudies presentation will include:
- Flood Reduction/Pollution Removal
- Watershed Action Plans
- Legacy Sediment/Floodplain Restoration
- Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems (MS4)
- Regional Scale
- Cost/Benefit Analyses for Watershed Improvement Projects
- Empirical Data vs. Models
- Case Studies
EVENT: Lecture – “Economic Ecology”, by Kelly and Mark Gutshall of LandStudies, Inc.
WHEN: Tuesday, October 16, 2018, from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
WHERE: Illick’s Mill, 100 Illick’s Mill Rd., Bethlehem, PA 18017. 2ndFloor
WHO: All interested parties are welcome to attend.