Streamside Forest Restoration to Improve Water Quality — Red Clay Creek

800 532 Stroud Water Research Center

This project involved an experimental planting of 500 trees on 1.5 acres of riparian land as a best management practice for keeping pollutants out of a headwater tributary of Red Clay Creek as well as creating a research site for testing the effects of herbicide use on the survival and growth of seedlings.

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

Project Lead: Bernard W. Sweeney

Collaborator: Dansko Co.

Project Year: 2014