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Citizen Scientists Track Tiny Critters to Determine Health of the Watershed

500 400 Stroud Water Research Center
Psephenidae (water penny beetles)

Psephenidae (water penny beetles)

From Newsworks on WHYY-FM 90.9:

Turns out eight-year-olds aren’t the only ones who love great piles of leaves. Tara Muenz, education manager at Stroud™ Water Research Center in Avondale, loves them too. And so do the critters that help Muenz and other determine the health of the watershed: macroinvertebrates.

Listen to the podcast at Newsworks.org.

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