The vegetations’ root system will hold soil in place along the stream banks to prevent erosion into the waters.
The children represented Girl Scout Troops 40709 and 40051, Cub Scout Pack 252, Boy Scout Pack 51 and students from Boonsboro Middle and Boonsboro High School.
The alliance was able to fund the project through a grant from the Chesapeake Bay Trust.
Front row, from left, Helen Leadingham, Kylie Talbert, Lilly Leadingham, Madeline Goldstein, Andrew Simonson, Susan Simonson and Grace Simonson. Back row, Dave Biser, Mark Leadingham II, Doug Hutzell, Charlie Leadingham, Alex Leadingham, Jeanette Leadingham and Karen Goldstein.