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Restoring Flood Attenuation and Ecological Resiliency in the Mid-Atlantic Piedmont

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For this project, scientists and watershed restoration professionals restore one headwater basin to reduce flooding downstream, improve water quality, and increase stream-ecosystem resilience so that it will once again support…

Parthenogenesis (Virgin Reproduction), Hybridization, and Life History Plasticity in Mayflies

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Scientists are studying a number of mayfly species in White Clay Creek as well as in streams throughout eastern North America to better understand virgin reproduction and hybridization in mayflies,…

John Jackson, Ph.D., talks about his work at Stroud Water Research Center.

Water Science Careers: Entomology Researcher

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John Jackson, Ph.D., talks about his work as principal investigator in the Entomology Group at Stroud Water Research Center.

A stream cascade in Lofty Creek, Pennsylvania.

Physiological responses to short-term thermal stress in mayfly (Neocloeon triangulifer) larvae in relation to upper thermal limits

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Kim, K.S., H. Chou, D.H. FunkJ.K. JacksonB.W. Sweeney, and D.B. Buchwalter. 2017. Journal of Experimental Biology 220:2598–2605.

Supporting Citizen Science Within the Delaware River Watershed Initiative Cluster Team

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Stroud Water Research Center is working to expand and encourage higher-quality citizen-science monitoring and volunteer participation in the Delaware River Initiative cluster of streams. One- and two-day traveling workshops focus…

Pathogen and Water-Quality Monitoring at White Clay Creek

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As part of a plan to meet new drinking water regulations, United Water Delaware (UWDE) applied best management practices at several dairy farms in the White Clay Creek and Red…

A stream cascade in Lofty Creek, Pennsylvania.

Ecotoxicity Study for Mayflies Exposed to Elevated Concentrations of Sulfate

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Across the United States, sulfate concentrations tend to be elevated in areas where acid rain or coal mining is present. This project measures responses of six mayfly species exposed to…

A stream cascade in Lofty Creek, Pennsylvania.

Delaware River Watershed Initiative — Phase I Protecting and Restoring Places of Ecological Significance (Schuylkill Highlands Cluster)

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This project monitored macroinvertebrates to establish a water-quality baseline at 10–16 selected sites associated with protection and restoration efforts for targeted watersheds in the Schuylkill Highlands cluster (i.e., Pigeon Run…

A stream cascade in Lofty Creek, Pennsylvania.

Delaware River Watershed Initiative — Phase I Protecting and Restoring Places of Ecological Significance (Brandywine-Christina and Middle Schuylkill Clusters

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Professional and volunteer monitoring of chemistry, macroinvertebrates, and fish to support restoration and protection efforts represent an invaluable (and often neglected) tool to evaluate short- and long-term progress toward conservation…