The Magic of Mayflies
Without any mouth parts, fully mature adult mayflies, called spinners, cannot eat, and so most live but a single day.
Stories From the Streams: Salty Streams
How salty is too salty? Road salt keeps travelers safe in winter but can pose a serious threat to nearby streams. Episode 5 in the “Stories from the Streams” series from WHYY TV12.
Mystery Midge with “Kite Tail” Eggs
Stroud Center entomologist David Funk documented the unusual behavior of an orthoclad midge species at Lake Umbagog on the Maine/New Hampshire border: Adult females fly over the lake and extrude long strings of eggs which they eventually drop into the water.
2015 Stroud Center Publications
Stroud Center scientists have authored or co-authored more than two dozen scientific papers this year, exhibiting the range of our
UpStream Newsletter, December 2013
Low Levels of Fracking Wastewater Highly Toxic to Mayflies: Stroud Center scientists find mayflies, whose presence indicates good water quality, are significantly affected by low levels of produced water.
UpStream Newsletter, July 2013
Where the Wells Run Dry: To predict the potential impact of climate variability, climate change, land use, and human activity on water resources in the Central Great Plains, Melinda Daniels, Ph.D., is leading a three-year research project recently funded by the National Science Foundation.
UpStream Newsletter, June 2013
A Holistic Approach to Restoring Streams: Our Watershed Restoration Group has an ambitious goal -- add forested buffers along the entire length of two streams over the next two years.
UpStream Newsletter, Spring 2008
A documentary film chronicles how students rowed, paddled, and across the watersheds that provide nine million New Yorkers with drinking water.
UpStream Newsletter, Fall 2001
The Stroud Center’s federally funded study of riparian forest buffers in West and East Bradford townships in Chester County, turns 10 years old this year.
UpStream Newsletter, Spring 2000
The Stroud Center, internationally-known for its knowledge of small streams, is now doing a research project on the nation’s largest river, the Mississippi.