How Does Wetlands Restoration Benefit Biodiversity?

How Does Wetlands Restoration Benefit Biodiversity?

Draining wetlands for new construction or in the name of site improvement has been practiced for hundreds of years. However, wetlands removal has affected our environment in ways that now take concerted efforts to mitigate. Let’s explore how ecology and environment...
Case Study: Long’s Park

Case Study: Long’s Park

Case Study: Long’s Park Long’s Park, located on the northwest edge of Lancaster City, is a popular destination for local residents and tourists alike. Owned and operated by the city, it is a total of 80 acres including a petting zoo, pavilions, ball fields, and the...
Case Study: Ewell Plaza

Case Study: Ewell Plaza

Downtown Lancaster’s Ewell Plaza, located across from Binns Park on North Queen Street, is the result of a city initiative to renovate and reinvigorate Lancaster Square. The public space honors the spirit and legacy of local Olympian Barney Ewell and is designed to be...
5 Reasons to Remove a Low-Head Dam

5 Reasons to Remove a Low-Head Dam

The US Army Corps of Engineers lists more than 90,000 dams in its National Inventory of Dams, making them a common feature of our waterways. These structures have been built for a variety of beneficial uses — including irrigation, water supply, power generation, flood...