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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.

Macroinvertebrates.org Webinar

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.

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.

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.

Photo of three people measuring a stream transect.

Watershed 201: Measuring Stream Discharge and Suspended Sediment

800 450 Stroud Water Research Center

Delaware River Basin citizen scientists and professionals will learn about rating curves, discharge and suspended sediment measurements, and storm sample collection.

Wading Into Citizen Science

800 450 Stroud Water Research Center

Environmental Monitor profiled the environmental education program at The Hill School in the Schuylkill River Greenways National Heritage Area.

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Building a more scientifically informed community in the Delaware River Basin

350 210 Stroud Water Research Center

Bressler, D.W., J.K. Jackson, M.J. Ehrhart, D.B. Arscott. 2019. Narrative Inquiry in Bioethics 9(1):24–27.

A Digital Mayfly Swarm Is Emerging

400 301 Stroud Water Research Center

Low-cost, open-source data collectors and a suite of collaborative online tools are making big leaps in the field of watershed monitoring.

Model My Watershed Schuylkill River cover crop scenario screen shot.

Model My Watershed Case Studies Workshop

800 533 Stroud Water Research Center

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

350 210 Stroud Water Research Center

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