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Three scientists stand next to a rooftop rainwater monitoring station in Georgia.
Revolutionizing Environmental Data Collection
Open source technology is helping federal agencies collect high-quality environmental data without the hassle and high costs of proprietary options.
A group of students installs a tree shelter in the streamside buffer at their school.
Volunteer-Led Tree Planting Engages Students in Stewardship
How one community’s action project is teaching students about water, trees, and wildlife and how to care for them.
Eight watershed stewards stand behind a large pile of garbage they have removed from a stream.
Starting a Watershed Organization
Learn how the Little Lehigh Watershed Stewards started a watershed organization in their rapidly developing community and you can too.
Two women gear up for kayaking on a waterway in Dubai.
Lessons From the World Environmental Education Congress 2024
What Stroud Center educators learned and shared at an international gathering to address environmental and sustainable development.
The film festival audience seated for the show.
17 Years of Wild & Scenic Film Festival Raises $250K for Environmental Groups
Trail Creek Outfitters hosted its 17th Wild & Scenic Film Festival, this year supporting the Stroud Center and Brandywine Red Clay Alliance.
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Riparian groundwater nitrogen (N) isotopes reveal human imprints of dams and road salt salinization
Inamdar, S., M. Peipoch, M. Sena, B, Joshi, M.M. Rahman, J. Kan, E.K. Peck, A. Gold, T.L.E. Trammell, and P.M. Groffman. 2024. Geophysical Research Letters 51(5): e2023GL106888.
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Back from the past? Assessment of nitrogen removal ability of buried historic wetland soils before and after a 1-year incubation on a restored floodplain
Peck, E.K., S. Inamdar, J. Kan, M. Peipoch, A.J. Gold, D.J. Merritts, R.C. Walter, E.G. Hyland, K.W. Wegmann, A.M. Yaculak, and M.M. Rahman. 2024. Restoration Ecology 32(3): e14070.
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Agricultural practices influence soil microbiome assembly and interactions at different depths identified by machine learning
Mo, Y., R. Bier, X. Li, M. Daniels, A. Smith, and J. Kan. 2024. Microbiome, early online access.
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Delaware River Watershed Initiative Pollution Assessment: Stage 2 Project Report
Aufdenkampe, A.K., D.B. Arscott, B. Evans, L. Perez. 2024. Stroud Water Research Center Report #2024-001.
A man walks through a Costa Rican landscape of grass and shrubs with a brilliant rainbow above.
Tropical Freshwater Research Unlocks One of Nature’s Secrets
Scientist Lou Kaplan, Ph.D., describes how tropical research like his deepens our understanding of stream ecosystems both locally and abroad.
Stroud Center and Silk Grass Farms staff pose on a bridge over a stream in Belize.
Informing Sustainable Agriculture in Belize
With the Stroud Center's help, Silk Grass Farms is protecting water resources as they deploy new farming techniques to benefit local communities.
Three college students take a selfie in a Costa Rican stream.
College Students Travel to Costa Rica With Stroud Center Team
Students majoring in teaching, STEM, and international studies joined the Stroud Center for one week in the Área de Conservación Guanacaste of Costa Rica.