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Spanish Leaf Pack Workshop participants identifying stream insects.

Five Days + Seventeen People = A World of Promise

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The Stroud Center gained invaluable insights into ways to improve and adapt our popular Leaf Pack Kit for use in Spanish-speaking countries and the tropics.

Participants at a Spanish-language Leaf Pack Network workshop.

Stroud Center to Host Week-Long Spanish-Language Workshop

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Workshop participants from Central and South America will test drive the Spanish-language version of the Leaf Pack Experiment Stream Ecology Kit.

Leaf Pack Ambassadors

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Eighteen educators, conservation workers, and government officials from Costa Rica, Guatemala, Peru, Mexico and Texas were introduced to the Leaf Pack Experiment and Watershed Tour and agreed to present a similar workshop within six months of their return home.

Mountaintop to Tap Photography and Journal Exhibit

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The Mountaintop to Tap exhibit, which records the three-week trek of a diverse group of high school students who traced New York City’s drinking water supply from its headwaters in the Catskill Mountains to Central Park, was on display at the Catskill Center for Conservation and Development’s Erpf Gallery, the Queens Museum of Art and the Sidney Public Library.

Local School, Stroud Center Kick Off World Water Monitoring Month

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Avon Grove Charter School and the Stroud Center will hold a public event to enlist community members in monitoring the health of their local streams.

Spanish Leaf Pack Workshop participants collecting stream insects.

Spanish-Language Leaf Pack Experiment Kit: Fall Workshop Will Kick Off Pilot Program

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Being able to reach out to 500 million Spanish speakers around the world will do a lot to promote a freshwater stewardship movement across many borders.

Watershed Curriculum Development for Middle Schools

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Stroud Center educators worked with faculty at the Upland Country Day School in Pennsylvania to develop, implement and evaluate educational materials to increase quantitative, data collection, and analytical skills through the study of watersheds.

Schuylkill Learning Community

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Members of the education department participated in the Schuylkill Learning Community, an association of William Penn Foundation grantees working on projects in Pennsylvania’s Schuylkill River watershed.


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In partnership with Hudson Basin River Watch and Riverkeeper, Stroud Center educators trained teachers in the New York City watershed in stream ecology and the Leaf Pack Experiment through a series of two-day workshops.

Leaf Pack As a Water Quality Monitoring Tool

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Stroud Center educators and entomologists joined together to test the effectiveness of leaf packs as easy-to-use monitoring devices for citizen groups.