Convert near-stream marginal cropland to forested buffers, implement soil health best management practices and advanced nutrient management, and accelerate forested buffer implementation. Project will build on the Stroud Water Research Center's Farm Stewardship Program and adapt it for use by crop farmers to improve profitability and environmental performance.
NFWF Grant Profile
Chesapeake Bay Small Watershed Grants
Project Title: Accelerating and Converting Marginal Cropland to Forested Buffers (PA)
Stroud Water Research Center
Lancaster County on the Chickies, Cocalico, Conewago, Upper Pequea and Octoraro Creeks