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Since 1967, Stroud Water Research Center has focused on one thing — fresh water.
We advance knowledge and stewardship of freshwater systems through global research, education, and watershed restoration.

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Long-term movements of self-marked caddisfly larvae (Trichoptera: Sericostomatidae) in a coastal mountain stream, California, USA

Jackson, J.K., E.P. McElravy, and V.H. Resh. 1999. Freshwater Biology 42(3):525–536.
Stroud Center Opens Nation’s Only Streamhouse

Stroud Center Opens Nation’s Only Streamhouse

With help from renowned environmentalist, Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., Stroud Water Research Center plans the grand opening of the nations only Streamhouse.
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Review of tropical Asian streams: Zoobenthos, ecology and conservation by D. Dudgeon

Jackson, J.K. 1999. Journal of the North American Benthological Society 18:427–428.
Natural leaf pack photo by Christina Medved.

UpStream Newsletter, Summer 1999

The Stroud Center has become an independent organization with its own financial structure, administration, Board of Directors and even a new logo.
A stream cascade in Lofty Creek, Pennsylvania.

Type 2 diabetes: evidence for linkage on chromosome 20 in 716 Finnish affected sib-pairs

Ghosh, S., et al. 1999. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, USA 96(5):2198–2203.

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WikiWatershed® web tools offer watershed data visualization, geospatial analysis capabilities, and science-based predictions of human impacts on stormwater runoff and water quality.

The Water Quality mobile app is a water-monitoring data-collection and learning tool designed for use by educators and their students, citizen scientists, and researchers.

EnviroDIY™ is a community where members ask and answer questions and network within interest groups to develop do-it-yourself environmental science and monitoring devices.

The Society for Freshwater Science Taxonomic Certification Program ensures skilled persons are providing aquatic invertebrate identifications in North America.

The Leaf Pack Network® is an international network of teachers, students, and citizen monitors using a simple experiment to determine the health of their local streams.

The Consortium for Scientific Assistance to Watersheds provides free technical assistance to Pennsylvania-based watershed and conservation organizations.

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