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Why Should We Care About Plastic in the Muskingum River?

1. Plastic debris kills an estimated 100,000 marine mammals annually, as well as millions of birds and fishes. The death of millions of animals is detrimental to biodiversity and ocean food chains.2. NTP expressed “some concern for effects… Read More

Love of the Land: Executive Director, Tiffany’s story

  I’ve always wished I could make others understand and feel the strong adoration I feel for nature. I’ve often searched for the right words to convey this deep conviction within me. I was at a nonprofit conference… Read More

Young Engineering and Science Days

I had a great time with Washington County 7th graders at the Young Engineer and Scientist Days. I spent 2 days teaching groups of 7th graders about watersheds and our impact on bodies of water. I learned that… Read More

Marietta College Row Team River Clean-up

On October 6, 2018 FLMR hosted a Muskingum River Clean-up on our Land Trust property at Devol’s Dam. The Marietta College  Women’s and Men’s row teams volunteered collecting nearly 60 bags of garbage and recyclable including: tires, a… Read More

Tree of Heaven

The invasive species, Tree of Heaven, Ailanthus altissima, is native to South China and Australia. It is a rapidly growing deciduous tree that can be found nearly everywhere in North America where it is prolific, Luke Chute Conservation… Read More

Dana Island Workday

        Dana Island is looking great after our workday this past weekend. All signs and our pond are now visible. Several willows were removed by our volunteers from the pond which were home to many… Read More

Muskingum River Sweep

On June 16, 2018 FLMR hosted a Muskingum River Sweep on our Land Trust property at Devol’s Dam. Twelve volunteers gathered 25 large garbage bags of trash from three major piles of debris along the Muskingum River from… Read More