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Bern Sweeney receiving the Forest Champion Award

Sweeney Receives Forest Champion Lifetime Achievement Award

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Sweeney was honored by the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay and the U.S. Forest Service at the opening ceremonies of the 2013 Chesapeake Watershed Forum.

Stroud Center Scientist to Advise U.S. Army Corps on Environmental Impacts

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Melinda Daniels, Ph.D., has been appointed by Secretary of Defense Hagel to serve on the Environmental Advisory Board to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Two students perform a leaf pack experiment in Oregon.

Leaf Pack Connects Students with Nature

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Stroud Water Research Center partners with National Wildlife Federation to provide classrooms with powerful stream and water testing tool

Dust bowl farmland.

UpStream Newsletter, July 2013

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Where the Wells Run Dry: To predict the potential impact of climate variability, climate change, land use, and human activity on water resources in the Central Great Plains, Melinda Daniels, Ph.D., is leading a three-year research project recently funded by the National Science Foundation.

Cows fenced out of a stream.

UpStream Newsletter, June 2013

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A Holistic Approach to Restoring Streams: Our Watershed Restoration Group has an ambitious goal — add forested buffers along the entire length of two streams over the next two years.

Roberta Weber and Sally Peirson sampling a Lancaster County stream

Staff Spotlight: Sally Peirson and Roberta Weber

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Sally Peirson and Roberta Weber, both Stroud Water Research Center staff scientists, have worked side by side in the Entomology Group for nearly 30 years.

UpStream Newsletter, April 2013

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Building New Ideas on Old Foundations: “The River Continuum Concept” remains the most-often cited paper in its field. So, when Melinda Daniels, Ph.D., wrote “The River Discontinuum,” people noticed.

Cows standing in a stream.

A Holistic Approach to Restoring Streams

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The Watershed Restoration Group is building relationships with all of the farmers along two headwater tributaries to restore, protect, and monitor them.

Aerial view of a riparian buffer

New Watershed Restoration Group to Ensure Water Quality

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Group will bring our mission full circle by sharing knowledge of best management practices and helping landowners and stakeholders to implement them.

Jen Mosher sampling a tributary of Biscuit Brook, Neversink Watershed, New York.

UpStream Newsletter, February 2013

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Meet Jen Mosher, Post-Doctoral Associate: As one of the Stroud Center’s post-doctoral researchers, exploring the outdoors is in Mosher’s job description, and she wouldn’t have it any other way.