Watershed Restoration Group

400 265 Stroud Water Research Center

The Watershed Restoration Group engages the public in freshwater stewardship and watershed restoration by helping landowners implement best management practices and plant streamside forest buffers. We link research, education, and action on the ground to manage our most precious resource — fresh water.

Watershed Restoration Staff

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Lisa Blazure

Soil Health Coordinator
Will Curley wearing a Philadelphia Eagles jersey.

Wills Curley

Watershed Restoration Project Coordinator
Headshot of Rebecca Duczkowski.

Rebecca Duczkowski

Assistant Director of Donor Relations
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Matthew Ehrhart

Director of Watershed Restoration
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Lamonte Garber

Watershed Restoration Coordinator
Amanda Garzio-Hadzick

Amanda Garzio-Hadzick

Watershed Restoration Specialist
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Heather Titanich

Watershed Restoration Coordinator
Headshot of David Wise.

David Wise

Watershed Restoration Manager
Calen Wylie

Calen Wylie

Watershed Restoration Program Assistant

Watershed Restoration News

Farmer showing health soil in a field
Employment Opportunity: Soil Health Project Coordinator
The Coordinator will manage landowner relations and no-till and cover crop implementation on agricultural lands in northern Virginia.
A graph of water temperatures in forested, reforested, and meadow reaches of White Clay Creek during a heat wave in 2024.
Heat Waves in the Water
Have you ever wondered about extreme weather's immediate and long-term effects on our streams and rivers and its impacts on aquatic life?
Native trees with tree shelters in a young streamside buffer with a barn in the distance.
Building Trust to Boost the Bay
Stroud Center’s watershed restoration team knows that gaining farmers’ trust and emphasizing improvements in their local streams is an important part of the work.
Secretary of Agriculture Russell Redding speaks at a press event.
Pa. Ag Secretary Meets With Scientists and Farmer About New Research Funding 
Stroud Water Research Center highlights research supporting the future of farming and clean water in Pennsylvania.
Four women smile while holding tree cages at a tree planting event.
Earth Week Volunteers Help Restore Red Clay Creek
Thanks to the volunteers from Constellation Energy, Dansko, LINKBANK, Resolution Life, Charter School of Wilmington, and the community who made the day a success!
A boy on a bike visits a rain garden outside his residence in Lancaster, Pa.
Don’t Let the Rain Run Away
Polluted runoff is a threat to clean water. Learn how rain gardens can protect clean fresh water by reducing flooding and water use.