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Watershed Restoration Group

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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
Headshot of Heather Titanich.

Heather Titanich

Watershed Restoration Coordinator
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David Wise

Watershed Restoration Manager
Calen Wylie

Calen Wylie

Watershed Restoration Program Assistant

Watershed Restoration News

Amanda Garzio-Adzick and Heather Titanich stand near a new riparian buffer.
Scaling Up Outreach for Cleaner, Healthier Waterways
New team members will help farmers and landowners adopt stream-friendly practices and access climate-smart incentives for reducing water pollution.
An aerial view of cover crops by Edwin Remsberg and USDA-SARE.
Amazon Web Services Supports Watershed Restoration on Farms Outside Washington, D.C.
The Stroud Center's science-based approach to protecting fresh water will soon make an impact on farms near D.C., aiming to recharge about 67 million gallons of clean water per year.
Volunteers staking native trees in Overlook Park
Cultivating Stewardship of Our Shared Waters
Brian Preston shares how people in a popular local park are discovering how a streamside forest and pollinator garden can be beautiful and good for clean water.
Max Stoner and Don Ace in the community garden at their retirement community.
Learning Something New Never Gets Old
At ages 100 and 80, two retirees plant their first cover crop and build soil health in their retirement community garden.
Young riparian buffer in Franklin Township, Pa.
Matthew Ehrhart of the Stroud Center Testifies at Pa. House Committee Hearing on Streamside Forests Bill
Ehrhart’s testimony focused on what Stroud Center scientists have learned about the impact trees can have on water quality, wildlife habitat, and flood reduction.
A drone spreading soybean seeds that will grow into a cover crop.
Farming With Drones?
Farmers joined us for a demonstration of a drone spreading soybean seeds for a cover crop that builds soil health and protects water quality.