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Sialidae (alderflies)

Taxonomic Certification Opportunity in North Carolina

600 400 Stroud Water Research Center

Get certified in aquatic invertebrate identification at the Aquatic Insect Ecology for Environmental Professionals – Level 2 Workshop in Hot Springs.

Newly hatched mayflies resting on a tree, photo by Keith Williams.

Follow the Hatch — Aquatic Insects in Lancaster County’s Streams and Rivers

800 400 Stroud Water Research Center

Join John Jackson, Ph.D., of Stroud Water Research Center and Keith Williams of Lancaster Conservancy for a deep dive into the world of mayflies, stoneflies, caddisflies, and the many other tiny creatures that call our streams home.

Lepidostomatidae (lepidostomatid caddisflies)

Taxonomic Certification Opportunity at JASM Conference

600 400 Stroud Water Research Center

Get certified in aquatic invertebrate identification at the world’s largest gathering of aquatic scientists, students, practitioners, resource agency staff, and industry representatives.

A close view of green-dyed road salt on a walking path in Fairfax County, Virginia.

Who Can You Trust? Stroud Center Scientist Testifies on Threats of Road Salt to Fresh Water

800 450 Stroud Water Research Center

The invitation came on the heels of the Stroud Center sharing data with the Philadelphia Inquirer underlining the gravity of the road salt crisis as it affects clean fresh water.

A metal scoop full of road salt being sprinkled on pavement.

Over-Seasoned: Our Taste for Salt is Killing Our Freshwater Ecosystems

820 547 Stroud Water Research Center

The intense use of salt is now threatening our streams and rivers, marshes and ponds, and even groundwater — freshwater resources that were never meant to be so salty.

A large red vehicle spreads salt on a road surrounded by snowy fields.

Smart Talk About Road Salt

780 520 Stroud Water Research Center

Join the conversation as WITF “Smart Talk” host Scott LaMar talks with Senior Research Scientist John Jackson, Ph.D., about the trouble with road salt.

A deicer truck spreading brine on an Oregon highway.

Radio Times Explores the Growing Risks to Fresh Water From Road Salt

800 450 Stroud Water Research Center

Tune into Radio Times on NPR as Stroud Water Research Center Senior Scientist John Jackson, Ph.D., discusses the true cost of winter weather road salting.

The Bug Whisperer: Dave Funk Decodes Mysteries of Mayflies and Other Clean-Water Lovers

800 450 Stroud Water Research Center

Funk’s insatiable curiousity has served him well during 45 years as a instrumental player on landmark freshwater studies at the Stroud Center.

Katie Billé working with a composite macroinvertebrate sample next to a stream.

What Do Yoga, Creek Swimming, and Mystery Author Agatha Christie Have in Common?

544 408 Stroud Water Research Center

Katie Billé left the Stroud Center to pursue a graduate degree in aquatic ecology. With that goal completed, she has returned for a second go at her dream job.

Four scientists collect simulated rainfall from soil in a cornfield in White Clay Creek watershed.

Saving Streams With Good Science

800 450 Stroud Water Research Center

Building trust in the scientific process starts with communicating our research to non-scientists. To that end, our scientists share snapshots of three long-term experiments.