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|View east shows tiny wooded-wetland tree-protection area on low corner of several acres of remnant of mounded wet prairie.|
|Mowing vegetation out of swale that carries water north to a creek unnecessary and harmful.|
|Healthy habitat important especially where it also protects watershed|
|Existing tree-protection area is best place for natural swale and sheet-flow surface water to soak in.|
|Ditch and pipe from existing Holiday Inn Express parking lot exemplies outmoded high-impact water management|
|Existing stormwater pipe causes erosion of big ditch that sends dangerous flow to swale along road toward creek, increasing erosion and flooding of downtream property.|
|Natural swale through wet prairie takes water to low, wooded wetland at NW corner of property|