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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.

Stone mulch at the base of a sheltered tree, protecting it from rodent damage.

Stone Rivals Herbicides as New Method to Protect Baby Trees From Rodents

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During the first five years of growth, young trees need to be protected from chewing — from deer above and rodents below.

Postcard from Costa Rica

Postcard from Costa Rica: A Caracolera Comes Calling

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Rafa Morales, station manager at Maritza Biological Station in Costa Rica, shares photos and videos of interesting wildlife he encounters.

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Nitrogen sinks or sources? Denitrification and nitrogen removal potential in riparian legacy sediment terraces affected by milldams

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Peck, E.K., S. Inamdar, M. Sherman, J. Hripto, M. Peipoch, A.J. Gold, and K. Addy. 2022. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences, early online access.