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Cows fenced out of a stream
Good Fences Make Good Water
Cows wading in a stream might make a pretty picture but the reality is a lot less pleasant. Find out ... Read More
Stroud Science on NPR: Road Salt Boosts Safety But Threatens Fresh Water
Stroud Science on NPR: Road Salt Boosts Safety But Threatens Fresh Water
When StateImpact Pennsylvania wanted to understand how our addiction to road salt is impacting the environment, they came to Stroud Water ... Read More
Nature’s Engineers: Beavers Provide Benefits to Streams
Nature’s Engineers: Beavers Provide Benefits to Streams
“Before European colonization, beavers would have been ubiquitous across the northern United States Great Lakes region,” explains Melinda Daniels, Associate Research ... Read More
Healthy Streams for Healthy Herds
Healthy Streams for Healthy Herds
When farmers improve the health of streams on their land, it also improves the health of their herds ... Read More
Psephenidae (water penny beetles)
Citizen Scientists Track Tiny Critters to Determine Health of the Watershed
Turns out eight-year-olds aren’t the only ones who love great piles of leaves. So do macroinvertebrates, the critters that indicate ... Read More
Rock Snot: ItsNot a Joke
Rock Snot: ItsNot a Joke
Turns out, noses aren’t the only things that get snotty: Phlegm-like algae grosses out stream beds, too ... Read More