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WORKING TOGETHER AS A GLOBAL COMMUNITY FOR LANDSCAPE AND CLIMATE RESTORATION Greetings from Jan Lambert, USA

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Page 1: WORKING TOGETHER AS A GLOBAL COMMUNITY FOR LANDSCAPE AND CLIMATE RESTORATION Greetings from Jan Lambert, USA

WORKING TOGETHER AS A GLOBAL COMMUNITY FOR LANDSCAPE AND CLIMATE RESTORATION

Greetings from Jan Lambert, USA

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OUR BEAUTIFUL CONNECTICUT RIVER FLOWS THROUGH A FERTILE VALLEY

Christmas Tree FarmConnecticut River Valley

Connecticut RiverNew Hampshire

Page 3: WORKING TOGETHER AS A GLOBAL COMMUNITY FOR LANDSCAPE AND CLIMATE RESTORATION Greetings from Jan Lambert, USA

We also have many small towns and villages in the surrounding steep areas , as well as small farms and many trees.

Page 4: WORKING TOGETHER AS A GLOBAL COMMUNITY FOR LANDSCAPE AND CLIMATE RESTORATION Greetings from Jan Lambert, USA

We enjoy much natural beauty but we have problems with water management. Rain falling on the streets in our towns commonly flows into storm drains

and then directly into our rivers. This is not good for the land or the rivers.

Page 5: WORKING TOGETHER AS A GLOBAL COMMUNITY FOR LANDSCAPE AND CLIMATE RESTORATION Greetings from Jan Lambert, USA

ERODED SOIL IS DEPOSITED IN THE RIVER AS SEDIMENT, WHICH IS AMAJOR POLLUTANT

Marie Caduto photo

We have water pollution.

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In 2011, Vermont suffered a devastating flood which left many homeless. This disaster has made the people aware of need for better rainwater management.

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There have been some successes at repairing the damage from the flood but it is very expensive. Out of Slovakia and other nations has emerged a model

for reducing natural disasters through rainwater retention.

Extreme erosion from Hurricane Irene repaired.

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• humanity accelerates humanity accelerates runoff from land runoff from land

• more solar energy is more solar energy is transformed into transformed into sensible heatsensible heat

• draining of land can be draining of land can be reversed through reversed through comprehensivecomprehensive rainwater rainwater conservationconservation

• renewal of small water renewal of small water cycle over land can cycle over land can temper extreme weather temper extreme weather events and ensure a events and ensure a growth in water reservesgrowth in water reserves

• www.waterparadigm.orgwww.waterparadigm.org

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RESTORING FORESTS IN SLOVAKIA

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A NEW BOOK FOR ALL PEOPLE OF THE WORLD WHO WANT TO SAVE WATER, LAND, AND CLIMATE.

Contact Jan Lambert at jan@valleygreen journal.com

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RESTORED ZONE ALONG THE CONNECTICUT RIVER IN NEW HAMPSHIRE USA-FROM ERODING FARM FIELD TO THRIVING YOUNG FOREST IN 13 YEARS.