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On-the-Water Education Programs

800 532 Stroud Water Research Center

This project includes the purchase of eight canoes, two kayaks, paddling gear, trailer, and safety gear for Stroud Water Research Center On-the-Water Education Programs. Building off the success of our…

Learning to See, Seeing to Learning

800 532 Stroud Water Research Center

Stroud Center educators in collaboration with Carnegie Mellon University created and implemented a national survey of macroinvertebrate trainers and training programs. Education and entomology staff helped decide which 150 macroinvertebrates…

Greening STEM Technologies: A Model for Advancing Do-It- Yourself (DIY) Environmental Sensing Networks to Support Citizen Science and Primary and Secondary Education

800 532 Stroud Water Research Center

Stroud Center education and technical staff created STEM technologies to enhance public capabilities in citizen science. Partnerships with schools will lead to curricula and tools and the installation of stream-monitoring…

Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail Contact Point, Program, and Training Initiative

800 532 Stroud Water Research Center

As a partner in this cooperative agreement with the National Park Service and Sultana Education Foundation, Stroud Center educators continue to expand teacher professional development and school programs in Pennsylvania’s…

Advancing Education Programs and Community Outreach With Oxford Area Audiences

800 532 Stroud Water Research Center

Continued support enables the Stroud Center to further expand education and outreach to the local Oxford community and schools. It includes increased opportunities for programs for schools and youth groups,…

Water-Quality Monitoring at Fair Hill Training Center

800 532 Stroud Water Research Center

Scientists are monitoring fecal indicator bacteria, sediment, and water chemistry from the barns at the Fair Hill Training Center. Based on the data collected, the scientists and restoration team will…

Consortium for Scientific Assistance to Watersheds (C-SAW)

300 225 Stroud Water Research Center

Stroud Center educators, scientists, and restoration staff provided technical assistance to county conservation districts, municipal environmental advisory committees, watershed associations, and citizen action groups as part of a partnership of…

Using Microbial Source Tracking to Identify Potential Bacterial Sources in White Clay Creek to Target Best Management Practices and Implementation Strategies

800 532 Stroud Water Research Center

Scientists monitored fecal indicator bacteria in White Clay Creek during summer and identified potential bacterial contamination by molecular microbial source tracking. Funded by: White Clay Watershed Association and White Clay…

Transforming Water Quality in the White Clay Creek Headwaters of Christina River Basin

800 532 Stroud Water Research Center

This Watershed Renaissance Initiative grant will enable Stroud Water Research Center to implement extensive watershed restoration projects designed to capture and control excess water and sediment production from agricultural hillslopes.…

Trajectories of Biofilm Succession and Recovery

800 532 Stroud Water Research Center

The recovery of biological communities after disturbance has always been at the core of ecology as a discipline. While much is known about how interactive effects of flow velocity and…