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Best Management Practices

A stream cascade in Lofty Creek, Pennsylvania.

Teaming Up to Enhance Chester County Agriculture, Water Quality

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Stroud Water Research Center and the Chester County Conservation District will develop conservation and restoration plans for area farms.

Bern Sweeney standing in a newly planted riparian forest buffer.

How Many Trees Does It Take to Protect a Stream?

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A literature review by the Stroud Center concluded that forest buffers should be at least 30 meters, or nearly 100 feet, wide to adequately protect streams.

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Characteristic length scales and time‐averaged transport velocities of suspended sediment in the mid‐Atlantic Region, USA

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J. Pizzuto, E.R. Schenk, C.R. Hupp, A. Gellis, G. Noe, E. Williamson, D.L. Karwan, M. O’Neal, J.  Marquard, R. Aalto, and J.D. Newbold. 2014. Water Resources Research 50:790–805.

Cows fenced out of a stream.

UpStream Newsletter, June 2013

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A Holistic Approach to Restoring Streams: Our Watershed Restoration Group has an ambitious goal — add forested buffers along the entire length of two streams over the next two years.

UpStream Newsletter, April 2013

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Building New Ideas on Old Foundations: “The River Continuum Concept” remains the most-often cited paper in its field. So, when Melinda Daniels, Ph.D., wrote “The River Discontinuum,” people noticed.

Cows standing in a stream.

A Holistic Approach to Restoring Streams

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The Watershed Restoration Group is building relationships with all of the farmers along two headwater tributaries to restore, protect, and monitor them.

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Model My Watershed® Reaches Students and Teachers

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The web app has a dynamic, videogame-like interface that lets students see how modifying land use in their own neighborhoods can affect water quality.

Summer Institute: How Best Management Practices Are Protecting Your Drinking Water

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Stroud Center educators conducted a week-long summer program of field experiences and hands-on activities designed to convey effective and innovative methods to protect water quality.