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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.

Tree Care is Essential for Successful Riparian Forest Buffers

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Young seedlings face a variety of threats on floodplains that are also home to deer, rodents, invasive plants, and yes, flooding!

Volunteers Plant 1,500 Trees for National Volunteer Week

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The Stroud Center celebrated National Volunteer Week by planting six acres adjacent to a tributary of White Clay Creek at the Brandywine Polo Club.

Stories From the Streams: Back to Our Roots

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Did you know that planting trees along a stream can filter out pollutants and dramatically improve water quality? Episode 1 in the “Stories From the Streams” video series.

Volunteers Plant Nearly 1,000 Trees for National Volunteer Week

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Stroud Water Research Center restored 2.75 acres along two swales that transport rain water into a major tributary of the Brandywine River, which eventually flows downstream to provide drinking water for the city of Wilmington.

Stroud Center Presents at Riparian Forest Buffer Summit

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Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources organized the 2018 Riparian Forest Buffer Summit to provide conservation practitioners and decision makers with information and skills that they can use in their work.

Berries and Nuts: a Different Approach to Riparian Buffers

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Planting trees and shrubs on streamside crop land improves water quality. What if you could plant a buffer that would protect a stream and yield a crop?

Meet the Farmers: Bud and Marilyn Miller

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Bud and Marilyn Miller see their newly planted streamside forest as a valuable investment for future generations.

Funds for Improved Farming Practices to Help the Chesapeake Bay

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Stroud™ Water Research Center’s Watershed Restoration Group was awarded $750,000 to install best management practices on 24 farms.