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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.

Sign reading We Planted Trees for Clean Water

We Planted Trees (1,975 of Them!) for Clean Water

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Every tree we plant helps prevent pollutants from entering our water supplies and provides lasting benefits of shade, beauty and the natural habitat essential to a healthy ecosystem.

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.

Fall Tree Planting II

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Help the Stroud Center restore our local streams by planting trees. Healthy forests are essential to the life-support systems of our streams. Trees filter contaminants before they reach the water, stabilize the stream bank, and provide food, shade, and habitat for fish and wildlife!

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.

Fall Tree Planting I

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Help the Stroud Center restore our local streams by planting trees. Healthy forests are essential to the life-support systems of our streams. Trees filter contaminants before they reach the water, stabilize the stream bank, and provide food, shade, and habitat for fish and wildlife!

Watershed Restoration Volunteer Day

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Volunteers will help measure trees and record data from an experiment this spring. This study is part of a federal grant that resulted from the devastation that followed Hurricane Sandy. Hurricanes and other extreme water events teach us that we need our headwaters and small first order streams to absorb water to reduce the force and rate of water discharge during storms.

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.

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.

Volunteers Protect White Clay Creek Headwaters By Planting 500 Trees

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Volunteers planted, staked and installed tree shelters on 500 trees. The work was completed within two hours — a new record for the Stroud Center.

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