ClearWater Conservancy plants one of the region’s first multi-functional stream buffers in Warriors

STATE COLLEGE, Pa, NOVEMBER 20, 2019 – ClearWater Conservancy recently completed a unique stream buffer planting on a farm in Warriors Mark, PA. The new style of stream buffer, known as a multi-functional riparian forest buffer, is one of the region’s first to feature cash crops in addition to the native plants and shrubs planted on a typical stream buffer. Like all stream buffers, the goal of a multi-functional buffer is to filter surface run-off before it enters the stream, stabilize the stream bank, maintain healthy water temperatures and many other benefits. Multi-functional buffers include the added benefit of providing landowners with potential cash crops like apples, chestnuts, elderb

The mission of ClearWater Conservancy is to conserve and restore our natural resources through land conservation, water resources stewardship, and environmental outreach across central Pennsylvania.


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