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Ozarks at Large Stories

Fayetteville Plans for Climate Resiliency

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J. Froelich
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Ozarks at Large
Teresa Turk and Ellie hike on Brooks-Hummel Nature Preserve in Fayetteville, to show us an example of a functioning urban carbon sink.

Fayetteville City Council recently approved a "Natural Environment, Ecosystems, and Climate Resilience" planning resolution, authored by council member, Teresa Turk, who also serves on the Fayetteville Environmental Action Committee. The broad resolution aims to map and conserve lands of high ecological value, cultivate rich carbon sinks, establish a conservation easement fund, and improve flood-protective riparian zones along streams and creeks.

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