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New Way to Trace Algae Origins Could ID Sources of Water Pollution

Real-time chlorophyll sensors can be used to determine the origins of algae in rivers and streams.  ...

Watershed on Wheels Makes a Splash at World Water Day Event

Families, community members, and a group of Mighty Writers gathered to learn about the world’s most precious natural resource — clean fresh water — and how to protect it ...

Greater Philadelphia–Area Families and Community to Celebrate World Water Day, Explore New Watershed Education Mobile Lab

Connecting with nature is key to democratizing education about freshwater resources and provides important health and educational benefits to developing minds ...

Stroud Water Research Center Named Winner of 2021 Amazon Web Services Imagine Grant for Nonprofits

The Stroud Center and partner LimnoTech, Inc. will work with Amazon’s cloud computing arm to develop a portal for sharing and visualizing environmental data ...

Stroud Water Research Center Celebrates Melissa D. Ho of World Wildlife Fund

Dr. Ho expressed gratitude that the 2021 Stroud Center award highlights the interconnections between agriculture, fresh water, and climate as a critical theme for water conservation and stewardship ...

Stroud Center Celebrates Riparian Buffer Month by Planting Trees

The planting will help to buffer a small stream from nearby barnyard activity and provide data about the growth rates of trees using two different types of tree stakes ...

Website Helps Landowners Lease Farms Wisely to Promote Soil Health, Water Quality

LandownerHelp.com is a free resource helping landowners grow better relationships with tenant farmers that incentivize long-term investments on land that also address broader environmental impacts ...

Oxygen Not Behind Threat To Mayflies When Temps Rise

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

Pennsylvania Establishes a Soil Health Coalition

Healthy soils are a win for the farmers, a win for the environment, and a win for society, with the ability to grow healthy foods in a more sustainable way ...

Pennsylvania Watershed Education Task Force Honored with 2020 Outstanding Environmental Education Program Award and Second NOAA B-WET Grant

The task force is advancing statewide environmental literacy and meaningful watershed education for K-12 students and educators ...