Can a Horse Farm Save our Streams?

Blue stone sacrifice area with green pasture and stream in distance

While Loudoun County is deciding whether riparian buffers make sense for our citizens, others in the Commonwealth have been able to put into practice what is being preached by ordinances designed to utilize Mother Nature to filter runoff before it enters our streams.

One such example can be found in Prince William County.  The Prince William Soil and Water Conservation District together with Oakwood Farm have developed a cooperative model “Chesapeake Bay-Friendly Horse Farm”. Continue reading