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Experimental Streamside Forest Restoration to Improve Water Quality: Buck Run

800 532 Stroud Water Research Center

This project involved an experimental planting of 900 trees and shelters on 2.2 acres of riparian land along Buck Run in East Fallowfield, Pa. The project was designed to test the effectiveness of various herbicide regimes on seedling growth and survivorship.

Funded by: TreeVitalize Watersheds, a partnership between the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection and the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society

Principal Investigator: Bernard W. Sweeney

Collaborators: Spring: Dansko Co.; Fall: Colonial Pipeline Co.; Exelon

Project Year: 2016

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