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Stream Degradation and Restoration With Aquatic Insects as Our Guide

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This webinar aimed to help agricultural conservation and ecosystem restoration practitioners reorient efforts toward watershed-scale approaches to achieve local restoration goals.

Stroud Center Science Informed Fracking Ban Decision

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The accidental release of hydraulic fracking wastewater into streams, even a single drop mixed with 100 drops of streamwater, will harm or kill aquatic insects and even certain fish species.

Cloeon dipterum, female imago (adult).

Oxygen Not Behind Threat To Mayflies When Temps Rise

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When stream temperatures rise, often as a result of climate change or thermal pollution or a lack of tree shade, mayflies display poorer growth.

Transforming Water Quality in the Sharitz Run Headwaters of Brandywine Creek

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This Watershed Renaissance Initiative grant will enable Stroud Water Research Center to implement extensive watershed restoration projects designed to capture and control excess water and sediment production from agricultural hillslopes.…

Monitoring Fish Populations and Stream Habitat Quality for the National Park Service

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For this project, scientists are monitoring 37 sites distributed among 10 parks in the National Capital Region Network. At each site, our team performs a standard biological stream monitoring to…

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Transcriptomic and life history responses of the mayfly Neocloeon triangulifer to chronic diel thermal challenge

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Hsuan C., D.D. Jima, D.H. Funk, J.K. Jackson, B.W. Sweeney, and D.B. Buchwalter. 2020. Nature Scientific Reports 10:19119.

Aerial photographs of a recovering forest along White Clay Creek in Pennsylvania.

Patience is the Mother of Science: Long-Term Responses of a Stream to Reforestation

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We’re studying how White Clay Creek can recover from deforestation and agricultural expansion and to what extent restoration practices can acclerate that recovery.

Video still from the Hidden World of Stream Insects webinar.

The Hidden World of Stream Insects

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Entomologist David Funk presents an hour-long dive into the natural histories of some of the most fascinating stream insects he has photographed.

[WEBINAR] The Hidden World of Stream Insects

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Join Stroud Water Research Center Entomologist, David Funk, for an underwater journey during this informative lecture about the life in our streams.