Earth Days 2017

Save Maumee’s 12th Annual Earth DayS…because one day was just not enough to plant 1,100 trees

ALWAYS RAIN OR SHINE

Earth Day Video – DAY 3 https://youtu.be/SiE3TXoVX8w
Download Printable Earth Day 2017 PDF
DOWNLOAD ENTIRE PROJECT 2016-2018: RBI I & II Project Specs  

Trier Ditch Subwatershed project area(s): Entire project completed with the help of YOU!
Locations: Heatherwood Park & Moser Park

Location on April 21, 2017 Heatherwood Park 1000 Hartzell Road, New Haven, Indiana 46774

    • Installation of 2,800 linear feet of riparian buffers with a width no less than 20 feet to yield approximately 1.29 acre per site (56,000 sq. ft.)          *(2,800 linear feet X 25 ft width = 1.61 acre (70,000 sq. ft.)
    • Adding 1,100 total trees (18 species) to capture 64,900 gallons/year (59 gallons/tree)
    • Nitrogen load reduction for this watershed to yield 426.66 lb. / year.
    • Phosphorus load reduction to yield 253.32 lb. / year.
    • Sediment load reduction to yield 253.34 tons / year
    • Partnered with New Haven Parks and Recreation Dept. & East Allen Community Schools
    • Over 2,000 Asian Honeysuckle were removed from these two sites

Location on April 22, 2017  Moser Park: 601 W. Main, New Haven Indiana 46774

    • Volunteer Hours by 209 people:
      • 422 hours logged April 3-April 20 (invasive removal)
      • 242.5 hours logged April 21 Public Event, Heatherwood Park
      • 471 hours logged April 22 Public Event, Moser Park
      • 215.5 hours logged April 23 Public Event, Heatherwood Park

Location on April 23, 2017  Heatherwood Park: 1000 Hartzell, New Haven Indiana

SEE ENTIRE 2,780 Tree Planting Riparian Buffer Initiative Project HERE

The areas that are in need of more trees and plants along perennial streams:
1) Bullerman Ditch (map)
2) Six Mile Creek (map)
3) Trier Ditch –  (map)
4) Entire Map of Maumee Basin in Indiana

 

Earth Days 2017 was our 3rd project that was completed through the federal Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GRLI) and U.S. Forest Service grant. Save Maumee and the USDA are equal opportunity providers, employers, and lenders. CLICK HERE for full nondiscriminatory policy.