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Supporting Citizen Science Within the Delaware River Watershed Initiative Cluster Team

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The Stroud Center is working to expand and encourage higher-quality citizen-science monitoring and volunteer participation in the Delaware River Initiative cluster of streams.

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

800 532 Stroud Water Research Center

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 a breeding population of native brook trout and other coldwater fish.

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.

Delaware River Watershed Initiative — Protecting and Restoring Places of Ecological Significance (Brandywine-Christina and Middle Schuylkill Clusters

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This project develops and implements restoration and protection plans for targeted watersheds in the Brandywine-Christina and Middle Schuylkill clusters in the Delaware River Basin.

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 program.

Science Seminar Series: Buffers, Wetlands, and Spreaders, Oh My!

1000 460 Stroud Water Research Center

Join us to learn about the extensive restoration efforts taking place throughout the White Clay Creek watershed.
Sponsored by: PECO and Octoraro Native Plant Nursery
Beverages donated by: Victory Brewing Company

Award-Winning Web Toolkit Helps Protect Fresh Water

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The WikiWatershed toolkit was awarded the 2017 Governor’s Award for Environmental Excellence by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection.

From Stream to Tap: Keeping Fresh Water Clean and Safe

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Water treatment facilities have procedures in place to make water safe for drinking. But the dirtier the water, the greater the cost to treat it.

Ag BMP Planning and Implementation for Chester County

800 532 Stroud Water Research Center

This project operates the Farm Stewardship Program in Berks County, assisting farmers to implement whole-farm conservation while leveraging U.S.Department of Agriculture funding for work including forested buffers.

Ag BMP Planning and Implementation for Berks County

800 532 Stroud Water Research Center

This project operates the Farm Stewardship Program in Berks County, assisting farmers to implement whole-farm conservation while leveraging U.S. Department of Agriculture funding for work including forested buffers.