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A volunteer from Exelon plants a tree in a new riparian buffer.

Earth Week Volunteering

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Help us plant trees for clean water on a tributary of Brandywine Creek in Birmingham Township! We have an entire week of opportunities lined up.

Volunteers planting native plants at Overlook Park.

Riparian Buffer Workday at Overlook Park

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POSTPONED due to poor weather forecast. Rescheduling soon! Winter is nearly over and that means it’s time to get the Overlook Park riparian buffer looking good for spring!

Water professionals on the Christina Basin Task Force annual bus tour.

Sharing Our Knowledge of Watershed Restoration

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The Stroud Center partnered with volunteers for two tree plantings, spread the word about agroforestry, and helped water professionals learn about soil health and water quality.

2022 Lancaster Water Week Stream Care Workday

Stream Care Workday

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Help take care of our streamsides across Lancaster County! We will be planting trees, weeding, and tending to native plantings.

A boy carries a tree tube used to shelter a native tree in a streamside forest planting.

Earth Day Volunteer Event

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Celebrate Earth Day with Stroud Water Research Center and Victory Brewing Company by helping with spring maintenance tasks on riparian buffer plantings along Buck Run. All ages are welcome!

A group of volunteers with shovels at a tree planting event.

Stroud Center Celebrates Riparian Buffer Month by Planting Trees

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The planting will help to buffer a small stream from nearby barnyard activity and provide data about the growth rates of trees using two different types of tree stakes.

Men and women installing stakes to support tree shelters in a newly planted riparian buffer.

Volunteer Event: Stone Mulching

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We are looking for volunteers to help us add stone mulch at the base of newly planted trees to protect them from plant competition and ensure survivability.

Volunteer Event: Tree Planting

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Help us plant trees for healthy streams! We will be planting trees on approximately three acres along a tributary of Doe Run.

Be part of the solution to plastic pollution.

Plastic Free July

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We’re celebrating Plastic Free July by asking everyone to get out and clean up their watershed! Log your hours and the amount of trash you cleaned up to be in the running for fun prizes.

Experimental Streamside Forest Restoration to Improve Water Quality – Fat Chance Farm

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This project planted 675 trees and shelters on 2.01 acres of riparian land along an unnamed tributary of Doe Run in West Marlborough Township, Pa. The project was designed to…