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Macroinvertebrate Monitoring

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These projects use aquatic macroinvertebrates such as mayflies, stoneflies, and caddisflies to provide assessments of current water quality in these streams and rivers.

Assessment of Environmental Conditions in Bennetts Run at Kendal-Crosslands Based on Physical, Chemical, Macroinvertebrate, and Fish Monitoring

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Bennetts Run is a small tributary to Brandywine Creek in southern Chester County, Pennsylvania, including portions of Kendal-Crosslands Communities and Longwood Gardens. This study focuses on more upstream segments, using water…

Brandywine Stream Stewards: Community Action in Support of Healthy Waters

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The Stream Stewards Program, centered on 1,100 acres of open space in the First State National Historical Park, engages the community and targets youth from Wilmington in a sustainable citizen-science…

Integration of Physiological, Life-History, and Macro-Ecological Approaches for Understanding Thermal Limitation in Aquatic Insects: Implications for Freshwater Biodiversity in a Warming World

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In this project, we test the hypothesis that temperature limits the distributions of aquatic insects through its effect on resource allocation, and that warming decreases reproduction by shunting energy away…

Assessment of Environmental Conditions in Streams of the Runnymede Sanctuary Based on Physical, Chemical, and Macroinvertebrate Monitoring

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The 1,670-acre Runnymede Sanctuary was created to preserve the extensive natural, historic, and scenic resources harbored by the property and to facilitate appropriate study and use of those resources. Its forests,…

SFS Leaf Pack Workshop

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Stroud Center staff and members of the Society for Freshwater Science Education and Diversity Committee held a Leaf Pack workshop prior to the society’s annual meeting. The workshop introduced educators…

Learning to See, Seeing to Learning

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Stroud Center educators in collaboration with Carnegie Mellon University created and implemented a national survey of macroinvertebrate trainers and training programs. Education and entomology staff helped decide which 150 macroinvertebrates…

Transforming Water Quality in the White Clay Creek Headwaters of Christina River Basin

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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.…

North American Macroinvertebrate Taxonomic Certification Program

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This program coordinates and executes the taxonomic certification program for the Society for Freshwater Science, conducting family- and genus-level tests throughout the year. Funded by: Society for Freshwater Science Principal…

Ecotoxicity Study for Mayflies Exposed to Elevated Concentrations of Chloride at Different Temperatures

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Chloride concentrations in surface waters have been increasing over the last several decades at multiple locations throughout the United States. At times, it appears that ambient chloride concentrations now reach…