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Heavy equipment at a wetland construction site.

Scientists Monitor New Wetland Designed for Flood Control and Improved Stream Habitat

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Because of flooding caused by Hurricane Sandy, the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation provided Stroud Water Research Center with a $3 million grant to reduce flooding across the 1,800-acre White Clay Creek watershed by 40 percent.

A Helicopter, Sun, and an Overall Great Day on the Green

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Stroud Water Research Center’s third annual golf outing was a huge success! Sunday’s downpour led to a delayed start for the course to dry out, but 96 golfers enjoyed a sunny Monday at Bidermann Golf Course.

Fourth graders taking tree measurements

Learning Leading to Action: Young Heroes Protecting Our Waterways

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Students are not only learning how to protect our waterways; they are also conducting their own scientific research or restoring healthy streams — or sometimes both.

WikiWatershed Makes the List of Top 20 Civic Tech Websites for Urban Planners

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WikiWatershed web tools offer rapid visualization of watershed data, advanced geospatial analysis capabilities, and science-based predictions of human impacts on stormwater runoff and water quality.

Joining Forces With Farmers to Protect Clean Water

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The Stroud Center and its Delaware River Watershed Initiative partners are helping farmers implement agricultural best management practices to protect clean water.

Scott Ensign in the lowland dry forest near Maritza

Meet Scott Ensign, New Assistant Director

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Ensign comes to the Stroud Center at a unique point in its history. “Many of the legendary scientists who made the Stroud Center famous are retired, and the next generation of scientists is leading us forward.”

American mink standing on rocks

Secretive Mink Caught on Video in White Clay Creek

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This was an unusual sighting because American mink are most active at night and in the early morning hours. It’s also a good sign for White Clay Creek.

Sign reading We Planted Trees for Clean Water

We Planted Trees (1,975 of Them!) for Clean Water

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Every tree we plant helps prevent pollutants from entering our water supplies and provides lasting benefits of shade, beauty and the natural habitat essential to a healthy ecosystem.

Isopoda (aquatic sowbugs)

Test Your Skills With the #MysteryMacro Quiz

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Want a fun way to learn about freshwater macroinvertebrates? Check out the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission #MysteryMacro quiz featuring photos by Dave Funk.

Dozens of streams protected! Now investing additional $40 million for clean water

Protecting Water Through Collaboration, Science, and Conservation

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The Stroud Center is excited to share great news about our work to protect clean water as part of the Delaware River Watershed Initiative. We are proud to be one of 65 organizations across the region to working to protect forests and farms, clean up streams, and green communities.