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

800 532 Stroud Water Research Center

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…

Delaware River Watershed Initiative — Phase II Monitoring, Evaluation, and Scientific Support for Protecting and Restoring Places of Ecological Significance (Brandywine-Christina, Middle Schuylkill, Schuylkill Highlands Clusters)

800 532 Stroud Water Research Center

Professional and volunteer monitoring of chemistry, macroinvertebrates, and fish to support restoration and protection efforts represent an invaluable (and often neglected) tool to evaluate short- and long-term progress toward conservation…

Delaware River Watershed Initiative — Phase II Monitoring, Evaluation, Scientific Support, and Capacity Building for Watershed Protection and Restoration Projects

800 532 Stroud Water Research Center

This project collects and interprets data on macroinvertebrate specimens from stream sites to provide a baseline for the evaluation of goals defined for restoration and protection projects funded by the…

Award-Winning Web Toolkit Helps Protect Fresh Water

725 581 Stroud Water Research Center

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

Supporting Citizen Science Within the Delaware River Watershed Initiative Cluster Team

800 532 Stroud Water Research Center

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. One- and two-day traveling workshops focus on…

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

1024 681 Stroud Water Research Center

Professional and volunteer monitoring of chemistry, macroinvertebrates, and fish to support restoration and protection efforts represent an invaluable (and often neglected) tool to evaluate short- and long-term progress toward conservation…

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From Stream to Tap: Keeping Fresh Water Clean and Safe

725 470 Stroud Water Research Center

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.

Leveraging Farm Bill Funds for Water Quality in the Brandywine-Christina and Middle Schuylkill Clusters

800 532 Stroud Water Research Center

This project provides outreach and technical assistance to farmers in Chester and Berks counties to ensure full implementation of funds provided by U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Regional Conservation Partnership Program for constructing ag best management practices.