Promoting Soil Health and Riparian Buffers to Support Aquatic Diversity in Northwest Pennsylvania

800 532 Stroud Water Research Center

This project restores stream health by addressing excessive sedimentation in the French Creek and Shenango River waterways that threatens freshwater species. Project creates a multi-county no-till drill rental program to increase implementation of cover crops and no-till crop establishment and provides funding to establish streamside buffers for sediment control and overall stream health functions.

Funded by: National Fish and Wildlife Foundation

Project Lead: Matthew J. Ehrhart

Collaborator: Crawford County Conservation District

Project Year: 2022