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Model My Watershed Schuylkill River cover crop scenario screen shot.

Model My Watershed Case Studies Workshop

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Model My Watershed offers rapid visualization of watershed data, advanced geospatial analysis capabilities, and science-based predictions of human impacts on stormwater runoff and water quality.

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A digital mayfly swarm is emerging

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Ensign, S., D. Arscott, S. Hicks, A. Aufdenkampe, T. Muenz, J. Jackson, and D. Bressler. 2019. Eos, 100.

Video still from Episode 4 of the WHYY "Stories From the Streams" video series

Stories From the Streams: Techno Geeks

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Citizen scientists are monitoring the health of local streams with the help of new technology. Episode 4 in the “Stories from the Streams” series from WHYY TV12.

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Aquatic macroinvertebrate identification trainings for volunteers: results of a national materials and practices inventory survey

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Louw, M., T. Muenz, J. Roberts, M. Wilson, and S. Kerlin. 2018. Technical report published through the Carnegie Mellon University School of Computer Science. Pittsburgh, PA USA. (CMU-HCII-18-104).

Pennsylvania Master Watershed Stewards

Meet the Master Watershed Stewards Who Are Saving Streams

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To help citizen scientists become better volunteer stream monitors, we’ve partnered with Penn State Extension’s Master Watershed Steward program.

Video still of Milton Hershey School students deploying a water-quality-monitoring sensor.

Computer Science Students Get Their Boots Wet

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As part of the Milton Hershey School’s Agriculture and Environmental Education pathway, the students are taking the computer science skills they learn in the classroom and applying them to real-world problems in the field.

Citizen Science Volunteer Training Workshop

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Are you interested in making a difference in your community by volunteering to assist with real research projects? Join Wildlands Conservancy and Stroud Water Research Center for a day of hands-on in-stream training in Emmaus!

Dozens of streams protected! Now investing additional $40 million for clean water

Protecting Water Through Collaboration, Science, and Conservation

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The Stroud Center is excited to share great news about our work to protect clean water as part of the Delaware River Watershed Initiative. We are proud to be one of 65 organizations across the region to working to protect forests and farms, clean up streams, and green communities.

Graphs showing conductivity trends in streams in winter and summer

EnviroDIY Sensors Track Road Salt Levels in Streams

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During thaws and rain events, road salt is carried into streams where it can have chronic and sometimes acute effects on biological communities.

Water Science Careers: Citizen Science Project Facilitator

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David Bressler describes his work as a citizen science facilitator at Stroud Water Research Center.