Agricultural Best Management Practices and Forested Buffers for Lancaster Focus Areas

800 532 Stroud Water Research Center

This project implements whole-farm conservation on all four farms in the catchment of a very small unnamed tributary to Pequea Creek in Lancaster County, Pa. The farmers are undertaking comprehensive conservation planning and implementation to address major water quality issues from their dairy operations. Coordination with Stroud Water Research Center science staff is underway to document response to restoration efforts.

Funded by: Pa. Department of Environmental Protection

Project Lead: Matthew J. Ehrhart

Collaborator: TeamAg, Inc.

Project Years: 2020, 2021, 2022