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The annual award for educator of the year in geography went to Professor Jeffery C. Patton. He served as a professor at University of North Carolina Greensboro for the past thirty years, the last nine as head of the Department of Geography. His work appears in more than 500 publications and his introductory textbook about the geography of Canada and the United States is now in its fifth edition.
The return of beavers to streams in Guilford County has encountered widely different responses in rural and urban landscape context. Some view the beaver as a positive agent of stream restoration, while others seem them as a public nuisance.
In spite of progress controlling discharges of industrial pollutants, many urban drainage basins continue to suffer from heavy loads of sediment and pollutants. City governments and local environmental groups are attempting to restore natural vitality to such streams and wetlands through cooperative integrated efforts to reduce storm water borne pollution. This article discusses the parallel histories of stream greenway rehabilitation and storm water management and describes the ongoing process of merging the two goals in a southern Piedmont context--Greensboro's Lake Daniel Project.