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

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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.

A deicer truck spreading brine on an Oregon highway.

The Trouble With Road Salt

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Take a look at the effects of road salt on our streams and rivers and learn how volunteers and organizations are working to monitor what’s happening to their freshwater resources.

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

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

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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.

Summer Internship Opportunity: Entomology

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We’re seeking current or recently graduated science majors to serve as laboratory assistants in a biological water-quality analysis of sites in the Schuylkill and Delaware River basins.

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

Saving Streams With Good Science

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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.

Learning to See, Seeing to Learning

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This project continued to enhance the Macroinvertebrates.org. site, in addition to creating aquatic macroinvertebrate identification resources for learners, teachers, and trainers. (Project details may change over the lifespan of a…

Delaware River Watershed Initiative Phase II Work in Focus Areas

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This funding supports the Stroud Center’s Robin L. Vannote Watershed Restoration Program to participate in the Delaware River Watershed Initiative’s focus areas within the Brandywine-Christina, Middle Schuylkill, and Schuylkill Highlands…

Delaware River Watershed Initiative Citizen Science Phase II

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This project will engage watershed residents to be active participants in efforts to document conditions across the focus areas of the Delaware River Watershed Initiative. Work includes efforts to support…

Delaware River Watershed Initiative Circuit Rider for Technical Assistance to Grantees

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This project provides technical assistance to grantees of the William Penn Foundation and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation to develop and implement watershed restoration efforts and grants to monitor the impact of projects implemented in the Delaware River Watershed Initiative clusters.

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…