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Amanda Garzio-Adzick and Heather Titanich stand near a new riparian buffer.
Scaling Up Outreach for Cleaner, Healthier Waterways
New team members will help farmers and landowners adopt stream-friendly practices and access climate-smart incentives for reducing water pollution.
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Watershed sediment cannot offset sea level rise in most U.S. tidal wetlands
Ensign, S.H., J.N. Halls, and E.K. Peck. 2023. Science 382(6675): 1191–1195.
A salt marsh in Barnstable, Massachusetts, shows signs of erosion and drowning as the sea level rises.
When Sea-Level Rise Threatens Coastal Wetlands, Don’t Look to Rivers For Help, Scientists Say
Building up wetlands that are drowning under rising oceans remains a challenge, but scientists are now one step closer to identifying solutions.
Screenshot of the Watershed Awareness Using Technology and Environmental Research for Sustainability online curriculum.
Discover Free Middle School Watershed Education Lessons
The 10-lesson WATERS curriculum is student-centered, place-based, and accessible to those of varying abilities.
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Sediment-nitrogen (N) connectivity: Suspended sediments in streams as N exporters and reactors for denitrification and assimilatory N uptake during storms
Bisesh, J., E. Bacmeister, E. Peck, M. Peipoch, J. Kan, and S. Inamdar. 2023. Frontiers in Water 5: 1254225.
Happy Thanksgiving from your friends at Stroud Water Research Center
The Season of Gratitude
Together we have sampled, planted, analyzed, taught, and laughed. We’ve questioned, probed, and collaborated. And now we enter the season of gratitude together.
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A new metric for sunlight exposure in rivers, lakes, and oceans
Gardner, J.R., M.W. Doyle, S.H. Ensign, and D.M. Kahler. 2023. Limnology and Oceanography Letters 9(2): 128–134.
An aerial view of cover crops by Edwin Remsberg and USDA-SARE.
Amazon Web Services Supports Watershed Restoration on Farms Outside Washington, D.C.
The Stroud Center's science-based approach to protecting fresh water will soon make an impact on farms near D.C., aiming to recharge about 67 million gallons of clean water per year.
Carol Armstrong plants a tree in a streamside forest.
Volunteering With Scientists Changed How I Advocate for Clean Streams
Carol Armstrong shares how knowledge she gained from collecting high-quality data in streams empowered her as a clean-water advocate in her community.
A mural and whiteboards in an outdoor classroom.
West Chester East High School Adds New Outdoor Classroom
Anthony Prinzo shares how outdoor learning spaces help students learn about conservation, stewardship, and their role in preserving freshwater ecosystems.
Volunteers staking native trees in Overlook Park
Cultivating Stewardship of Our Shared Waters
Brian Preston shares how people in a popular local park are discovering how a streamside forest and pollinator garden can be beautiful and good for clean water.
An educator shows aquatic macroinvertebrates to a crowd at the discovery tank.
New Traveling Discovery Tanks Bring Stream Life to You!
Not everyone can access a stream to discover aquatic life, but now a Macroinvertebrate Discovery Tank can bring the stream to them.