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The Magic of Mayflies

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If you’ve ever hiked along a woodland stream on a warm spring day, you may have seen these tiny creatures swarming together, fluttering in a midair dance.

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Building Trust to Boost the Bay

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Stroud Center’s watershed restoration team knows that gaining farmers’ trust and emphasizing improvements in their local streams is an important part of the work.

Educators explore the wetland wastewater treatment cells at the Stroud Center.

Enhancing Environmental Literacy With Watershed Education in Delaware Schools

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Educator trainings and student programs are empowering school communities and families to take action to protect their local watersheds.

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PA ELIT Network Launches Hubs for Educator Professional Development

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Environmental educators have a new way to access professional development and resources to prepare them for the Pennsylvania STEELS Standards.

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Advancing freshwater science with sensor data collected by community scientists

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Oviedo-Vargas, D., M. Peipoch, S.H. Ensign, D. Bressler, D.B. Arscott, and J.K. Jackson. 2024. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, early online access.

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Reimagining Classrooms

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Whether you call them outdoor classrooms, living schoolyards, or ecological schoolyards — we’ve got ideas for how to make the outdoors a place of discovery.

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Porewater microbiomes in buried wetland soils: Synergic effects of water chemistry and redox gradients associated with hydrological processes

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Kan, J., O. Lazareva, D. Oviedo-Vargas, S.M. McAllister, and C.S. Chan. 2024. Freshwater Biology, early online access.

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Pa. Ag Secretary Meets With Scientists and Farmer About New Research Funding 

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Stroud Water Research Center highlights research supporting the future of farming and clean water in Pennsylvania.

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Earth Week Volunteers Help Restore Red Clay Creek

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Thanks to the volunteers from Constellation Energy, Dansko, LINKBANK, Resolution Life, Charter School of Wilmington, and the community who made the day a success!

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Restoring Our Watersheds: A Podcast Conversation

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In the season six premiere of the Kindred Podcast, we talk about watersheds, their importance to humans and wildlife, and how people can both harm and restore them.