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Jacqline Wolf Tice
Native American Heritage Month: From Acknowledgment to Understanding to Truth Telling
UpStream 2021, Issue #11
Stroud™ Water Research Center welcomes guest writer Jacqline Wolf Tice, who shares her thoughts on water in honor of Native American Heritage Month.
Pennsylvania DCNR staff work together to plant a shrub within a riparian forest buffer.
Mixing It Up: Riparian Buffers That Clean up Waterways and Produce Profitable Crops
UpStream 2021, Issue #11
Stroud Center researchers have teamed up with Propagate Ventures to design and implement for-profit, lower-risk buffers that can provide a source of income for farmers.
The Bug Whisperer: Dave Funk Decodes Mysteries of Mayflies and Other Clean-Water Lovers
The Bug Whisperer: Dave Funk Decodes Mysteries of Mayflies and Other Clean-Water Lovers
UpStream 2021, Issue #11
Funk's insatiable curiousity has served him well during 45 years as a instrumental player on landmark freshwater studies at the Stroud Center.
Stroud Water Research Center Celebrates Melissa D. Ho of World Wildlife Fund
Stroud Water Research Center Celebrates Melissa D. Ho of World Wildlife Fund
UpStream 2021, Issue #11
Dr. Ho expressed gratitude that the 2021 Stroud Center award highlights the interconnections between agriculture, fresh water, and climate as a critical theme for water conservation and stewardship.
A group of volunteers with shovels at a tree planting event.
Stroud Center Celebrates Riparian Buffer Month by Planting Trees
UpStream 2021, Issue #11
The planting will help to buffer a small stream from nearby barnyard activity and provide data about the growth rates of trees using two different types of tree stakes.
A motor boat on the Choptank River, with its wake and a bridge in the distance.
Sediment Sleuthing: Microbe DNA May Be Key to Restoring an Estuary Near You
UpStream 2021, Issue #10
Stroud Center science teams are collecting river DNA samples to understand where sediment pollution comes from and the best ways to fight it.
Roger Rohrer points out a planting of switchgrass on a steep section of his farm.
One Farmer’s Journey to Planting a Better Buffer
UpStream 2021, Issue #10
It’s not just one practice that can clean up a stream, but a lot of practices. And it’s not just one farmer; it takes every farmer along a stream to
Family with dog, children blowing bubbles at an outdoor festival.
Film Festival Draws Outdoor and Online Attendees to Support Local Nonprofits
UpStream 2021, Issue #10
The films began as the sun was setting and the lineup included short films and documentaries produced by independent filmmakers from all over the world.
Stories From the Clean Water Paddle Push
Stories From the Clean Water Paddle Push
UpStream 2021, Issue #9
Participants as far away as Alaska and Hawaii logged 149 hours on the water and raised more than $3,000 to support clean fresh water while enjoying their favorite body of
Scientists Explore the Power of Hemp and Better Farming Methods to Build Healthy Soils and Protect Clean Water
Scientists Explore the Power of Hemp and Better Farming Methods to Build Healthy Soils and Protect Clean Water
UpStream 2021, Issue #9
Two recent field days gave us an opportunity to present updates on research projects examining the connection between farming methods, healthy soils, and clean fresh water.
Stroud Center Engages English Language Learners in Watershed STEM
Stroud Center Engages English Language Learners in Watershed STEM
UpStream 2021, Issue #9
Students at the Migrant Education Summer Camp went on an online watershed expedition to learn about their local watersheds.
John Young and Lamonte Garber take stock of a three-acre riparian buffer planted on the Young farm.
A Riparian Buffer Takes Root in Lancaster County
UpStream 2012, Issue #9
Maintenance is critical to the survival of riparian buffers. We visited John Young on a buffer maintenance day, checking in on the trees, the weeds, and the birds.

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