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How to Plant a Small Containerized Seedling in a Riparian Forest Buffer

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Watch step-by-step instructions on how to plant a tree in a riparian forest buffer and protect it from deer, rodents, and flood damage to increase survivability.

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Ask a Scientist: Jinjun Kan

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For our first installment of Ask a Scientist, we check in with Jinjun Kan, Ph.D., associate research scientist and principal investigator of the Microbiology Group at Stroud Water Research Center.

Rachel Johnson, Dan Myers, and David Bressler at the“Empowering the Next Generation of Women Closing the Gender Gap" event.

The Secret to Getting More Women and Girls in STEM? Stroud Center Sponsors Group at STEM Gender Gap Event

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Women represent nearly half of the U.S. workforce but only 27% of STEM workers. The Stroud Center is aiming to change that in its area of influence: freshwater science.

Celebrity Chefs Wow Judges at Roaring Twenties Soirée for Rivers

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Dishes featuring pawpaws, kombucha, and hemp hearts lent a Chopped-style flair to this 1920s-themed event in support of clean fresh water.

Photo of three kayakers on the Schuylkill River.

What’s the Ecological Status of the Schuylkill River?

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Learn about a community science project that documented the river’s health through a volunteer survey and scientific water quality assessment.

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Respiration regimes in rivers: partitioning source-specific respiration from metabolism time series

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Bertuzzo, E., E.R. Hotchkiss, A. Argerich, J.S. Kominoski, D. Oviedo-Vargas, P. Savoy, R. Scarlett, D. von Schiller, and J.B. Heffernan. 2022. Limnology and Oceanography, early online access.

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Effects of relic low-head dams on stream denitrification potential: seasonality and biogeochemical controls

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Hripto, J., S. Inamdar, M. Sherman, E. Peck, A.J. Gold, S. Bernasconi, K. Addy, and M. Peipoch. 2022. Aquatic Sciences 84, article number: 60.

Two Harambee Institute students looking at aquatic macroinvertebrates they collected from a stream.

PA to Meet Rise of STEM Economy With New Education Standards Featuring Environmental Literacy

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STEM professionals can help solve the world’s leading environmental
challenges. Learn how Pennsylvania’s new science standards have been revised to prepare the next generation for such vital work.

The 2022 Stroud Award for Freshwater Excellence

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The 2022 award recipient is Michael E. Mann, Ph.D., a climate change author, distinguished professor of atmospheric science at Penn State, and director of the Earth System Science Center.

Daniel Myers and his dog get a closeup.

Adventures in Geographic Space: Postdoc Daniel Myers Recalls the Wild as He Solves Water Challenges

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On a fateful backcountry internship some years ago, the Stroud Center’s new postdoc, Dan Myers, Ph.D., heard the call of the wild and something more: his life’s mission.