Streamside Forest Restoration to Improve Water Quality — Crum Creek

800 532 Stroud Water Research Center

This project involved an experimental planting of 925 trees on 4.1 acres of riparian land for keeping pollutants out of two headwater tributaries of Crum Creek and learning new insights into how to properly install the bird netting, associated with protective shelters, placed on all seedlings to increase their survival and growth.

Funded by: Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources TreeVitalize Program in partnership With the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society

Project Lead: Bernard W. Sweeney

Collaborators: Willistown Conservation Trust and the Chester Ridley Crum Watershed Association

Project Year: 2014