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Black and white photograph of a car near an icy road
Salting for Safety is Taking a Toll
UpStream 2018, Issue #1
In some areas, salt is necessary for safe winter driving and walking. But we have to decide how much is ... Read More
A high school student performing a water chemistry test
Students Explore Local History and Learn to Protect Fresh Water
UpStream 2019, Issue #1
Octorara High School students spent three days learning about their part of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed and how they can ... Read More
The Robin L. Vannote Watershed Restoration Program at Stroud Water Research Center
The Robin L. Vannote Watershed Restoration Program at Stroud Water Research Center
UpStream 2019, Issue #1
The Robin L. Vannote Watershed Restoration Program proudly recognizes the many years of Vannote’s dedicated service, research contributions, and support ... Read More
Pnoto of WHYY TV filming David Funk in White Clay Creek
WHYY Airs Stories From the Streams
UpStream 2019, Issue #1
The series shows how scientists, educators, and private citizens are working every day to maintain the quality of the water ... Read More
$1 Million Challenge Grant to Benefit the Bernard W. Sweeney, Ph.D., Executive Director's Fund
$1 Million Challenge Grant to Benefit the Bernard W. Sweeney, Ph.D., Executive Director’s Fund
Honoring Bern’s long career at the Stroud Center while ensuring the legacy of his dedication to global research, education, and ... Read More
American Rivers Receives Stroud Award for Freshwater Excellence
American Rivers Receives Stroud Award for Freshwater Excellence
UpStream 2018, Issue #10
In 2018 alone, American Rivers removed 13 outdated dams, restored more than 400 miles of rivers, and protected more than ... Read More
Photo of Lou Kaplan seated on a rock in a stream
Science Never Retires
UpStream 2018, Issue #10
Tom Bott, Bern Sweeney, Lou Kaplan and Denis Newbold are using their retirement in order to continue to pursue their ... Read More
Middle school students looking at a large caterpillar
Stroud, PECO, and Kennett Schools Bring STEM to Students
UpStream 2018, Issue #10
The after-school program provided students with safe, structured, meaningful, and fun activities that promote learning and growth at no cost to ... Read More
Sharing Our Science: From Data Analysts to Fly Fishermen
Sharing Our Science: From Data Analysts to Fly Fishermen
UpStream 2018, Issue #10
Charlie Dow talks about long-term datasets and Scott Ensign explains how fly fishermen can protect and restore the streams upon ... Read More
Thanks From the Stroud Center
Thanks From the Stroud Center
UpStream 2018, Issue #10
For more than 50 years, Stroud Water Research Center has focused on one thing – clean fresh water for all ... Read More
Pennsylvania Master Watershed Stewards
Meet the Master Watershed Stewards Who Are Saving Streams
UpStream 2018, Issue #9
To help citizen scientists become better volunteer stream monitors, we've partnered with Penn State Extension’s Master Watershed Steward program ... Read More
New Entomologist Cuts Her Own Path
New Entomologist Cuts Her Own Path
UpStream 2018, Issue #9
A year spent backpacking on the West Coast ignited a passion for fresh water in Maria Scarborough, the newest addition ... Read More