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Streamside Forests

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.

USDA Programs Put Stroud Center Science on the Ground

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With the help of the USDA, a growing number of farmers are choosing to plant streamside forests to protect water quality for their downstream neighbors.

Volunteers Plant 1,000 Trees in Coatesville

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The Stroud Center and the Brandywine Conservancy hosted a tree planting on a farm that was once the northern base of the historic King Ranch of Texas.

Streamside Forest Buffers Preserving Water Quality

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Research has shown that streamside forests minimize pollutants reaching the water and help streams cleanse themselves of pollutants that do reach the water.

Students Take to the Woods to Monitor Streamside Forests

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This spring, more than 130 students helped Stroud Center educators and watershed restoration staff monitor streamside forests in the Middle-Schuylkill and Brandywine-Christina watersheds.

Volunteers Plant 1,140 Trees for National Volunteer Week

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The Stroud Center celebrated National Volunteer Week with help from Exelon Generation, BB&T, Cheshire Hunt Conservancy, Colonial Pipeline, Dansko, Hugh Lofting Timber Framing, and local community members.

Senator Gets First-Hand Look at Conservation Practices

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Riparian buffers, cover crops, even rain gutters on the barn can make a big difference to water quality. U.S. Sen. Bob Casey Jr. saw all this and more on a farm tour that showcased conservation upgrades.

Meet the Forester Who’s Leading People to Clean Fresh Water

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Ecological information specialist Rich Shockey is one of our most effective partners helping to spread the word about how streamside forests protect and restore streams and rivers.

Volunteers Lend a Helping Hand

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National Volunteer Week and Corporate Days of Service gave Stroud™ Water Research Center a helping hand throughout April and May.