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Streamside Forest Restoration to Improve Water Quality — Red Clay Creek

800 532 Stroud Water Research Center

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

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.

Project Year: 2014
Project Lead: Bernard W. Sweeney
Collaborator: Dansko Co.