LMC by the numbers
100 miles of river restored to "exceptional health"
120 nature preserves created
55,000 trees planted
220 acres of prairie planted
Protecting Riverfront Land
LMC acquires controlling interests in riverfront lands and restores these lands with tree and prairie plantings, In addition to land acquisition, LMC is proud of employing a "win-win" strategy for successful partnership in river conservation with both private landowners and public agencies.
Education is key to fostering long-term concern for the Little Miami and its environment. LMC educates thousands of trail and river users and kids of all ages on the natural wonders of the river. LMC has published books on the fishing the river and a wonderful children’s book entitled “Smallmouth Sonny of
Bass Island Bar”.
Research and Water Monitoring
Working with strategic partners like YSI Inc. and Central State University, LMC monitors water quality throughout the river. The organization partners with the Ohio EPA and other agencies regularly to ensure the health of the Little Miami River.