Leveraging Farm Bill Funds for Water Quality in the Brandywine-Christina and Middle Schuylkill Clusters (NFWF); Delivering the Berks-Chester RCPP (DEP)

800 532 Stroud Water Research Center

Stroud Water Research Center secured more than $1 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Regional Conservation Partnership Program and is ensuring full delivery of best management practices on all enrolling farms, including forested buffers. Supporting funding is provided by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection in Chester and Berks counties.

Funded by: Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection; National Fish and Wildlife Foundation

Project Lead: Matthew J. Ehrhart

Collaborators: USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service; Chester County Conservation District; Berks County Conservation District; Berks Nature; Partnership for the Delaware Estuary; Mowery Environmental, LLC; Brandywine Conservancy; Red Barn Consulting, Inc.; TeamAg, Inc.; others

Project Years: 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019