In the coming months, UMBC will be breaking ground on a new stream restoration project that will enhance ecosystems, storm water management, and the community experience on campus and beyond. This project is funded through a new $1 million grant from the Chesapeake and Atlantic Coastal Bays Trust Fund and a combined $1.4 million investment from the University.
The stream is a small tributary of the West Branch Herbert Run, which flows through campus by the Chesapeake Employers Insurance Arena and bwtech@UMBC. The project will have regional watershed impacts, as Herbert Run is a part of the Patapsco River and Chesapeake Bay watersheds.
To learn more about the project check out the UMBC news article written by Sarah Hansen!
To learn more about UMBC storm water management plan go to: https://sustainability.umbc.edu/home/what-umbc-is-doing/campus-initiatives/water/
Posted: July 13, 2021, 11:18 am