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A man walks through a Costa Rican landscape of grass and shrubs with a brilliant rainbow above.
Tropical Freshwater Research Unlocks One of Nature’s Secrets
UpStream 2024, Issue #2
Scientist Lou Kaplan, Ph.D., describes how tropical research like his deepens our understanding of stream ecosystems both locally and abroad.
Stroud Center and Silk Grass Farms staff pose on a bridge over a stream in Belize.
Informing Sustainable Agriculture in Belize
UpStream 2024, Issue #2
With the Stroud Center's help, Silk Grass Farms is protecting water resources as they deploy new farming techniques to benefit local communities.
Three college students take a selfie in a Costa Rican stream.
College Students Travel to Costa Rica With Stroud Center Team
UpStream 2024, Issue #2
Students majoring in teaching, STEM, and international studies joined the Stroud Center for one week in the Área de Conservación Guanacaste of Costa Rica.
Road Salt in Streams
Road Salt in Streams
UpStream 2024, Issue #2
Senior Research Scientist John Jackson recently spoke with WHYY's Studio 2 hosts about how road salt is contaminating waterways.
A scientist records data about a stream in Belize.
New Year, New Look
UpStream 2024, Issue #1
As our scientists continue exploring in streams, fields, and forests, our communications team will try out new ways of sharing their work.
An endangered Atlantic sturgeon stranded on a beach.
Scientist Weighs in on New Federal Rule to Protect Delaware River’s Endangered Fish
UpStream 2023, Issue #12
Stroud Water Research Center’s John Jackson, Ph.D., offers insights into the Delaware River’s history and possibilities for the future.
Four members of the AGU Open Science Circle gathered at the annual meeting.
Stroud Center Presents New Research to World’s Largest Group of Earth and Space Scientists
Upstream 2023, Issue #12
We shared our work with the broader scientific community, were inspired by the work of others, and mentored the next generation of freshwater scientists.
Amanda Garzio-Adzick and Heather Titanich stand near a new riparian buffer.
Scaling Up Outreach for Cleaner, Healthier Waterways
UpStream 2023, Issue #12
New team members will help farmers and landowners adopt stream-friendly practices and access climate-smart incentives for reducing water pollution.
A salt marsh in Barnstable, Massachusetts, shows signs of erosion and drowning as the sea level rises.
When Sea-Level Rise Threatens Coastal Wetlands, Don’t Look to Rivers For Help, Scientists Say
UpStream 2023, Issue #12
Building up wetlands that are drowning under rising oceans remains a challenge, but scientists are now one step closer to identifying solutions.
Screenshot of the Watershed Awareness Using Technology and Environmental Research for Sustainability online curriculum.
Discover Free Middle School Watershed Education Lessons
UpStream 2023, Issue #12
The 10-lesson WATERS curriculum is student-centered, place-based, and accessible to those of varying abilities.
An aerial view of cover crops by Edwin Remsberg and USDA-SARE.
Amazon Web Services Supports Watershed Restoration on Farms Outside Washington, D.C.
UpStream 2023, Issue #11
The Stroud Center's science-based approach to protecting fresh water will soon make an impact on farms near D.C., aiming to recharge about 67 million gallons of clean water per year.
Carol Armstrong plants a tree in a streamside forest.
Volunteering With Scientists Changed How I Advocate for Clean Streams
UpStream 2023, Issue #11
Carol Armstrong shares how knowledge she gained from collecting high-quality data in streams empowered her as a clean-water advocate in her community.