Leaves that find their way onto our sidewalks and streets can clog storm sewers, potentially causing floods. In addition, the leaf litter increases nutrients in our rivers and streams, which can cause excessive algae growth.
Below are resources about leaves to share with your community:
- The Connection Between Leaves and Water Quality | Download as Word Document
- This Fall, Use Leaves as a Resource | Download as Word Document
- Fall Leaf Collection Protects Rivers and Streams | Download as Word Document
- Enrich Your Soil with Fall Leaves and Leaf Mold (How to Make Leaf Mold) | Download as Word Document
- The Effects of Leaves on Storm Drains | Download as Word Document
- Where Leaves Go After They’re Collected | Download as Word Document
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Find out how leaves impact water quality in our rivers and streams and how you can put leaves to work in your garden.
All the leaves you rake and bring to the curb for collection have to go somewhere. Ever wonder where the leaves from your yard ultimately end up?