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Reclaiming the Commons: Some Thoughts on Rivers, Wildlife, and People

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By treating our commons as a resource to be exploited instead of a public trust to be protected, we threaten to destroy the very thing on which we depend.

Updates to Water Quality Mobile App Support Data Collection and Stream-to-Screen Education

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Are you looking for a new digital learning tool to support your water quality monitoring with students or citizen scientists? Check out Stroud Water Research Center’s Water Quality Mobile App.

Stroud Center Science Informed Fracking Ban Decision

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The accidental release of hydraulic fracking wastewater into streams, even a single drop mixed with 100 drops of streamwater, will harm or kill aquatic insects and even certain fish species.

The Riparian Buffer Arboretum showcases woody species that are proven performers for floodplains.

Tour Our Riparian Buffer Mini-Arboretum

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In the interest of testing new plants that could further enhance riparian areas, we’ve planted a mini-arboretum along the banks of White Clay Creek in our experimental watershed.

First Resource Bank made a $2,500 Earned Income Tax Credit contribution to environmental education.

First Resource Bank Contribution Boosts Virtual and In-Person Education Programming

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The environmental education team is staying active during the pandemic by offering smaller, outside, in-person classes and virtual programming to teachers across the state and beyond.

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Uncharted WATERS: sustaining a meaningful student teaching experience amidst a global pandemic via an online STEM curriculum

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Marcum-Dietrich, N.I., C. Stunkard, Z. Krauss, and S. Kerlin. 2021. Current Issues in Middle Level Education 25(2): article 3.

Cloeon dipterum, female imago (adult).

Oxygen Not Behind Threat To Mayflies When Temps Rise

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When stream temperatures rise, often as a result of climate change or thermal pollution or a lack of tree shade, mayflies display poorer growth.

Full STEAM Ahead: Delivering Education Programming to Girls’ Doorsteps

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The freshwater-focused activities can be completed without professional instruction, advanced technologies, English language fluency, or access to high-quality green spaces.

Welcome, Seetha Coleman-Kammula, New Board Member

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Coleman-Kammula is co-founder and president of the Science Technology and Research Institute of Delaware and president of PFAS Solutions.

A corn field interseeded with a crimson clover and ryegrass cover crop.

Cover Crop Coaching Webinar Recordings Available

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Watch recordings of this unique webinar series about how to work with your farmers for cover crop success.