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Teach-the-Teacher Workshop Brings Real-Time Data to the Classroom

640 360 Stroud Water Research Center

For teachers, access to real-time data on the Monitor My Watershed data portal can revolutionize the way students are taught about water.

A Watershed of Curiosity

800 450 Stroud Water Research Center

Not everyone has the opportunity to become a professional scientist, but a great scientist can come from anywhere. Anyone can be a part of science.

[WEBINAR] Macroinvertebrates.org: A Virtual Resource for Teaching and Learning ID!

800 450 Stroud Water Research Center

We’ll demonstrate site features and functionality and cover how this open educational resource can be used to support macroinvertebrate identification training with volunteers and students to improve confidence, accuracy, and engagement.

Stream Monitoring in the Delaware River Basin: More Than Just Numbers

800 450 Stroud Water Research Center

Master Watershed Stewards help develop science capacity to support stream and river protection and restoration by citizen science programs.

Slimy Leaves for Healthy Streams: A Training in the Leaf Pack Network

800 450 Stroud Water Research Center

Participants will receive an overview of stream ecology and watershed concepts based on research done at the Stroud Center. Taking our boots to the stream, we’ll experience hands-on examination of leaf packs with live aquatic macroinvertebrates, including their identification, and take a look at the Leaf Pack Network® website.

Watershed 102: Aquatic Ecology as It Relates to Watershed Restoration and Protection

800 532 Stroud Water Research Center

This new 100-level workshop will focus on abiotic and biotic stream characteristics in natural, urban, and agricultural settings.

Online Atlas of Aquatic Insects Aids Water-Quality Monitoring

800 450 Stroud Water Research Center

A new online field guide promises to be an important tool for monitoring water quality and learning how to correctly identify freshwater insects.

The Power of Citizen Science

800 450 Stroud Water Research Center

Citizen science engages people from all backgrounds in the scientific process, empowering them to help solve environmental problems in their communities.

Stroud Center Takes Mayfly to Michigan

800 450 Stroud Water Research Center

Stroud Center staff took a road trip to Michigan to train citizens and volunteers to use lower-cost, do-it-yourself technologies to monitor water quality.

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

Stories From the Streams: Techno Geeks

837 473 Stroud Water Research Center

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.