This project involved an experimental planting of 1,150 trees and shelters on 3.8 acres of riparian land along Red Clay Creek in East Marlborough Township, Pennsylvania. The project was designed to test the long-term effectiveness of herbicide application around seedlings on their 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: Exelon Generation; Dansko Co.; BB&T; Cheshire Hunt Conservancy; Colonial Pipeline; Hugh Lofting Timber Framing
Project Year: 2017