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The Robin L. Vannote Watershed Restoration Program

Watershed Restoration: A Shared Public and Private Investment

Stroud Water Research Center works hand in hand with landowners, helping them use their land more effectively through whole-farm planning and watershed stewardship. In return for our program services, landowners are asked to install forested buffers on streams on their properties and to allow us ongoing access to their sites to gather the scientific data from these efforts. The Watershed Restoration Program enables our expert team to set up the collaborations and partnerships necessary to achieve the highest level of freshwater conservation.
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The Robin L. Vannote Watershed Restoration Program proudly recognizes the many years of Vannote’s dedicated service, research contributions, and support to the Stroud Center. Learn more

Watershed Restoration Staff

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Matthew Ehrhart

Matthew Ehrhart

Director of Watershed Restoration
Lamonte Garber

Lamonte Garber

Watershed Restoration Coordinator
Matthew Gisondi

Matthew Gisondi

Watershed Restoration Program Assistant
David Wise

David Wise

Watershed Restoration Manager
Calen Wylie

Calen Wylie

Watershed Restoration Program Assistant

Watershed Restoration News

Tree Care is Essential for Successful Riparian Forest Buffers
Tree Care is Essential for Successful Riparian Forest Buffers
Young seedlings face a variety of threats on floodplains that are also home to deer, rodents, invasive plants, and yes, flooding! ... Read More
Volunteers Plant 1,500 Trees for National Volunteer Week
Volunteers Plant 1,500 Trees for National Volunteer Week
The Stroud Center celebrated National Volunteer Week by planting six acres adjacent to a tributary of White Clay Creek at the Brandywine Polo Club ... Read More
Going to Extremes
Going to Extremes
The Stroud Center is engaged in research aimed at creating and testing new land-management practices to address issues raised by increased weather extremes ... Read More
Sign reading We Planted Trees for Clean Water
Fifty Thousand Reasons Why the Watershed Restoration Program Is Six Years Strong
In the last six years, Stroud Water Research Center has planted nearly 50,000 trees for clean water and healthy streams ... Read More
The Robin L. Vannote Watershed Restoration Program at Stroud Water Research Center
The Robin L. Vannote Watershed Restoration Program at Stroud Water Research Center
The Robin L. Vannote Watershed Restoration Program proudly recognizes the many years of Vannote’s dedicated service, research contributions, and support ... Read More
Cattle grazing. Photo courtesy Deep Roots Valley Farm
Farm Stewardship Partner in Spotlight
Will and Kelly Smith share their experiences of conservation work done with the Stroud Center and the USDA’s Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program ... Read More
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