Brandywine Red Clay Alliance Unveils West Branch Red Clay Creek Watershed Restoration Plan

Brandywine Red Clay Alliance

KENNETT SQUARE, PA — The Brandywine Red Clay Alliance, in collaboration with Clauser Environmental, has completed a comprehensive assessment and restoration plan for the West Branch of the Red Clay Creek. The public is invited to learn about the watershed assessment and key points from the restoration plan during a presentation on Wednesday, December 13, 2023, at 7 pm at the Kennett Public Library in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania.

The watershed restoration plan targets the West Branch of Red Clay Creek, extending from Route 1 south to the confluence with the East Branch at Marshall’s Bridge. The plan aims at reducing sediment, nitrogen, and phosphorous pollution. It covers the West Branch Red Clay Creek in this focus area and its tributaries in New Garden, East Marlborough, and Kennett Townships, and the Borough of Kennett Square.

The event will commence with a welcome address by Jim Jordan, C.E.O. and Executive Director of the Brandywine Red Clay Alliance. Following this, Brian Winslow, the Watershed Conservation Director at the Brandywine Red Clay Alliance, will introduce the Red Streams Blue Program.

The main presentation on the watershed assessment and restoration plan will be given by Dr. Aaron Clauser of Clauser Environmental LLC. After the presentation, there will be a question-and-answer session, providing an opportunity for attendees to engage in a dialogue about the plan.

This meeting offers a chance for community members to understand the measures being taken to protect and restore one of Chester County’s vital waterways, demonstrating the ongoing commitment to environmental conservation in the region.

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