This project involved an experimental planting of 350 trees and shelters on one acre of riparian land along Brandywine Creek in Pennsbury Township, Pennsylvania. The project was designed to test the long-term effectiveness of various shrub protection methods 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
Collaborator: Tower Hill School
Project Year: 2017