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Two scientists paddle on the Brandywine Creek in Pennsylvania during an algae bloom.
New Way to Trace Algae Origins Could ID Sources of Water Pollution
Real-time chlorophyll sensors can be used to determine the origins of algae in rivers and streams. 
Members of Mighty Writers—El Futuro look at aquatic insects next to the Watershed Education Mobile Lab.
Watershed on Wheels Makes a Splash at World Water Day Event
Families, community members, and a group of Mighty Writers gathered to learn about the world’s most precious natural resource — clean fresh water — and how to protect it.
Stroud Water Research Center's Watershed Education Mobile Lab
Greater Philadelphia–Area Families and Community to Celebrate World Water Day, Explore New Watershed Education Mobile Lab
Connecting with nature is key to democratizing education about freshwater resources and provides important health and educational benefits to developing minds.
A woman demonstrates how Monitor My Watershed displays real-time data.
Stroud Water Research Center Named Winner of 2021 Amazon Web Services Imagine Grant for Nonprofits
The Stroud Center and partner LimnoTech, Inc. will work with Amazon’s cloud computing arm to develop a portal for sharing and visualizing environmental data.
Stroud Water Research Center Celebrates Melissa D. Ho of World Wildlife Fund
Stroud Water Research Center Celebrates Melissa D. Ho of World Wildlife Fund
Dr. Ho expressed gratitude that the 2021 Stroud Center award highlights the interconnections between agriculture, fresh water, and climate as a critical theme for water conservation and stewardship.
A group of volunteers with shovels at a tree planting event.
Stroud Center Celebrates Riparian Buffer Month by Planting Trees
The planting will help to buffer a small stream from nearby barnyard activity and provide data about the growth rates of trees using two different types of tree stakes.
Website Helps Landowners Lease Farms Wisely to Promote Soil Health, Water Quality
Website Helps Landowners Lease Farms Wisely to Promote Soil Health, Water Quality
LandownerHelp.com is a free resource helping landowners grow better relationships with tenant farmers that incentivize long-term investments on land that also address broader environmental impacts.
Cloeon dipterum, female imago (adult).
Oxygen Not Behind Threat To Mayflies When Temps Rise
When stream temperatures rise, often as a result of climate change or thermal pollution or a lack of tree shade, mayflies display poorer growth.
Pennsylvania Soil Health Coalition logo
Pennsylvania Establishes a Soil Health Coalition
Healthy soils are a win for the farmers, a win for the environment, and a win for society, with the ability to grow healthy foods in a more sustainable way.
Pennsylvania Watershed Education Task Force Honored with 2020 Outstanding Environmental Education Program Award and Second NOAA B-WET Grant
Pennsylvania Watershed Education Task Force Honored with 2020 Outstanding Environmental Education Program Award and Second NOAA B-WET Grant
The task force is advancing statewide environmental literacy and meaningful watershed education for K-12 students and educators.
Volunteers Help Plant Trees for Healthy Streams
Volunteers Help Plant Trees for Healthy Streams
The trees will help restore stream banks, create habitat corridors, and mitigate runoff from a nearby road.
Schuylkill River Community Scientist Monitoring Project to Kick Off on World Habitat Day
Schuylkill River Community Scientist Monitoring Project to Kick Off on World Habitat Day
The project aims to document the current ecological status and health of the river and seeks to engage and educate a diverse set of river users and residents.