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Heavy equipment at a wetland construction site.
Scientists Monitor New Wetland Designed for Flood Control and Improved Stream Habitat
UpStream 2018, Issue #4
Because of flooding caused by Hurricane Sandy, the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation provided Stroud Water Research Center with a ... Read More
A Helicopter, Sun, and an Overall Great Day on the Green
A Helicopter, Sun, and an Overall Great Day on the Green
UpStream 2018, Issue #4
Stroud Water Research Center’s third annual golf outing was a huge success! Sunday’s downpour led to a delayed start for ... Read More
Fourth graders taking tree measurements
Learning Leading to Action: Young Heroes Protecting Our Waterways
Upstream 2018, Issue #4
Students are not only learning how to protect our waterways; they are also conducting their own scientific research or restoring ... Read More
WikiWatershed Makes the List of Top 20 Civic Tech Websites for Urban Planners
WikiWatershed Makes the List of Top 20 Civic Tech Websites for Urban Planners
UpStream 2018, Issue #4
WikiWatershed web tools offer rapid visualization of watershed data, advanced geospatial analysis capabilities, and science-based predictions of human impacts on ... Read More
Joining Forces With Farmers to Protect Clean Water
Joining Forces With Farmers to Protect Clean Water
UpStream 2018, Issue #4
The Stroud Center and its Delaware River Watershed Initiative partners are helping farmers implement agricultural best management practices to protect ... Read More
Scott Ensign in the lowland dry forest near Maritza
Meet Scott Ensign, New Assistant Director
UpStream 2018, Issue #3
Ensign comes to the Stroud Center at a unique point in its history. “Many of the legendary scientists who made ... Read More
American mink standing on rocks
Secretive Mink Caught on Video in White Clay Creek
UpStream 2018, Issue #3
This was an unusual sighting because American mink are most active at night and in the early morning hours. It's ... Read More
Sign reading We Planted Trees for Clean Water
We Planted Trees (1,975 of Them!) for Clean Water
UpStream 2018, Issue #3
Every tree we plant helps prevent pollutants from entering our water supplies and provides lasting benefits of shade, beauty and ... Read More
Isopoda (aquatic sowbugs)
Test Your Skills With the #MysteryMacro Quiz
UpStream 2018, Issue #3
Want a fun way to learn about freshwater macroinvertebrates? Check out the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission #MysteryMacro quiz featuring ... Read More
Dozens of streams protected! Now investing additional $40 million for clean water
Protecting Water Through Collaboration, Science, and Conservation
UpStream 2018, Issue #3
The Stroud Center is excited to share great news about our work to protect clean water as part of the ... Read More
"Muddy Boots Fund" Created to Benefit Boy Scouts and Stroud Center
“Muddy Boots Fund” Created to Benefit Boy Scouts and Stroud Center
UpStream 2018, Issue #3
As a result of a generous gift from brothers Greg, Barry, Keith, and Ray Bentley, the Chester County Council Boy ... Read More
Stroud Science on NPR: Road Salt Boosts Safety But Threatens Fresh Water
Stroud Science on NPR: Road Salt Boosts Safety But Threatens Fresh Water
UpStream 2018, Issue #2
When StateImpact Pennsylvania wanted to understand how our addiction to road salt is impacting the environment, they came to Stroud Water ... Read More