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Fifty Thousand Reasons Why the Watershed Restoration Program Is Six Years Strong

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In the last six years, Stroud Water Research Center has planted nearly 50,000 trees for clean water and healthy streams.

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Stories From the Streams: Wonders of the Watershed

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Nature has a perfect way of insuring that rainwater sustains the planet. Episode 7 in the “Stories from the Streams” series from WHYY TV12.

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Agricultural policy and practice in the Chesapeake and Delaware Watersheds

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Ehrhart, M. and J. Jackson. 2018. Water Resources Impact 20(5):22-23.

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Basinwide programs in the Chesapeake and Delaware: similar nature, distinct strategies

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Freedman, P., M. Ehrhart, and K. Hall. 2018. Water Resources Impact 20(5):14–16.

Restoring Flood Attenuation and Ecological Resiliency in the Mid-Atlantic Piedmont

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For this project, scientists and watershed restoration professionals restore one headwater basin to reduce flooding downstream, improve water quality, and increase stream-ecosystem resilience so that it will once again support…

Brandywine Stream Stewards: Community Action in Support of Healthy Waters

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The Stream Stewards Program, centered on 1,100 acres of open space in the First State National Historical Park, engages the community and targets youth from Wilmington in a sustainable citizen-science…

Improving Stream Water Quality and Reducing Runoff by Improving Farm Soil Health Through Permanent Cover Cropping

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Scientists are studying how soil structure and soil ecosystem health improve farm fields over a three-year period after shifting from conventional tillage practices to cover cropping. They are also measuring…

Water-Quality Monitoring at Fair Hill Training Center

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Scientists are monitoring fecal indicator bacteria, sediment, and water chemistry from the barns at the Fair Hill Training Center. Based on the data collected, the scientists and restoration team will…

Transforming Water Quality in the White Clay Creek Headwaters of Christina River Basin

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This Watershed Renaissance Initiative grant will enable Stroud Water Research Center to implement extensive watershed restoration projects designed to capture and control excess water and sediment production from agricultural hillslopes.…

Evaluating How Conventional, Conservation, and Organic Farming Management Practices Enhance Soil Health and Improve Water Quality

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This project investigates how different agricultural management practices influence water quality and soil health. Using Rodale Institute’s 37-year-old Farming Systems Trial and a newly established transition to organic farming at…