NFWF Grant Profile

Conservation Program(s):
Central Appalachia Habitat Stewardship Program
Project Title: Restoring Riparian Buffers to Bolster Freshwater Species in the Upper Casselman River (MD, PA)
Trout Unlimited, Inc.
Project ID:

Restore riparian buffers, implement conservation practices on agricultural lands, and reforest abandoned mine lands in the Upper Casselman River. Project will bolster brook trout, hellbender, and mussel populations in the watershed; reduce the impacts of sedimentation; and establish early successional habitat for golden-winged warbler.

Award Amount:
Upper Casselman River, Somerset County, Pennsylvania, Garrett County, Maryland