Resources & Guides

Handbook: Managing Shore Zones for Ecological Benefits (pdf, 5 MB)

The purpose of this handbook is to offer suggestions for practical ways that landowners and land managers can protect shore zones and increase the benefits that they provide. 

Guide: Managing Shore Zones for Ecological Benefits (pdf, 2 MB)

A guide for shore zone managers and users for protecting the ecological benefits that healthy shore zones can provide. Includes 10 steps for better shore zones.

Road Salt, Moving Toward the Solution (pdf, 790 KB)

The 10 to 20 million tons of road salt used yearly on our nation's highways not only negatively impacts the environment but also affects the quality of our drinking water.

Where Rivers are Born (pdf, 2 MB)

A handbook summarizing the scientific basis for the importance of maintaining the health and productivity of small streams and wetlands. Co-authored by Cary's David Strayer.

Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies | Millbrook, New York 12545 | Tel (845) 677-5343

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