Benefits of healthy watersheds: Impressive infographic at Watershed Checkup website
The Watershed Checkup website outlines the Benefits of Health Watersheds.
The opening paragraphs read:
Our natural ecosystems are made up of forests, wetlands, water sources, plants and animals, and provide multiple goods and services that contribute to a healthy economy, environment and people. Every day, we rely on ecosystem goods and services – they connect us to our environment.
Conservation Authorities deliver practical, cost effective programs that ensure healthy ecosystems which enable them to generate and maintain valuable goods and services, often preventing the need for costly technological solutions to environmental problems.
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The infographic (below) is from the above-noted website; you can access a close-up version of the infographic by clicking here.
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