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Barry Messer
Barry Messer

Pollution Prevention

Restoring stream banks with plants and people

Installing plants along stream banks helps keep storm water runoff from polluting our waterways. That's just what 27,000 Community Watershed Stewardship Program volunteers have done to restore 50 acres of our region's watersheds. For professor Barry Messer, who leads this partnership with the City of Portland, the project cultivates both healthy environments and civic responsibility for students and community alike.

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