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South Central Pennsylvania Conservation Partnerships

800 532 Stroud Water Research Center

This project will assist roughly 24 farms in Lancaster and Chester County to install nearly 200 agricultural best management practices, including nine miles of forested buffers and nearly 21,000 acres of cover crops. It will also reach more than 11,000 farmers and conservation professionals to bolster training and outreach efforts.

Funded by: National Fish and Wildlife Foundation

Project Lead: Matthew J. Ehrhart

Collaborators: Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay; Chesapeake Bay Foundation; Chester County Conservation District; Crow and Berry Land Management; Lancaster County Conservation District; Mowery Environmental, Inc.; Penn State Agriculture and Environment Center; Red Barn Consulting, Inc.; TeamAg, Inc.

Project Year: 2019