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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…

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

Earth Week Volunteers Give Streamside Forest a Helping Hand

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Stroud Water Research Center wrapped up Earth Week by revisiting two streamside tree plantings for spring maintenance.

Volunteers Help Plant Trees for Healthy Streams

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The trees will help restore stream banks, create habitat corridors, and mitigate runoff from a nearby road.

Volunteer Tree Planting

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We will be planting approximately 2.75 acres with 675 trees on a primary tributary of Doe Run Creek. This planting will also serve as a research site as we will be collecting data on the growth rate of trees in two different types of tree tubes.

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.

Volunteer Tree Planting at the Brandywine Polo Field

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Sponsored by Exelon Generation and Trail Creek Outfitters Brands That Give Back
Help us plant streamside forests to protect our watersheds. Groups welcome. Car pooling encouraged. Bring gloves and shovels if you have them!

Citizen Science Volunteer Training Workshop

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Are you interested in making a difference in your community by volunteering to assist with real research projects? Join Wildlands Conservancy and Stroud Water Research Center for a day of hands-on in-stream training in Emmaus!

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!

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