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Feature Article: Helping the Environment by Catching Water
By: Dr. Cathy Sabota, Horticulture Specialist, Ret.

The reduction in rainfall in the Southeast since 2005 has created an increased awareness that water is not an infinite resource, and if we do not manage it correctly, it may not be there tomorrow. Rainwater harvesting is the collection and storage of rainwater for irrigation, flushing toilets, or washing cars.

Find out more about Helping the Environment by Catching Water.

Increasingly social scientists, environmentalists, and other professionals are studying how nature affects human behavior. These pages provide vital information on the relationship between plants and people in building happy & healthy communities.




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