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Float and Flow in the Brandywine
Float and Flow in the Brandywine
UpStream 2019, Issue #7
To measure how fast algae grow while they are floating downstream, Stroud Center scientists floated, along with the algae, for ... Read More
Mitigating the Effects of Extreme Rain Events
Mitigating the Effects of Extreme Rain Events
UpStream 2019, Issue #7
Fluvial Geomorphologist Melinda Daniels, Ph.D., was interviewed by NBC10 Philadelphia about how climate change is impacting flooding in our region ... Read More
Visiting Scientist Goes with the Flow
Visiting Scientist Goes with the Flow
UpStream 2019, Issue #7
Clara Mendoza-Lera's research will investigate the burden that heavy storms and flooding, worsened by climate change, place on stream ecosystem ... Read More
Scientists setting a net for electrofishing
Stroud Center Scientists Monitor Fish for National Park Service
UpStream 2019, Issue #7
Stroud Center has contracted with the National Capital Region Network to monitor fish populations at 37 sites, mainly in Maryland, ... Read More
To the Fields We Go!
To the Fields We Go!
UpStream 2019, Issue #7
Stroud™ Water Research Center recently participated in field days to share our knowledge about farming for clean fresh water ... Read More
Coatesville Youth Initiative campers in White Clay Creek
Discovery Camp Gives Middle Schoolers a New Appreciation for the Brandywine
UpStream 2019, Issue #7
From exploring streams for aquatic insects to performing a quick water-quality check, campers were introduced to a new layer of ... Read More
Video still from Episode 6 of the WHYY "Stories From the Streams" video series
Stories From the Streams: Straight From the Source
UpStream 2019, Issue #7
Learn how scientists are using advanced tools to track down the source of potentially harmful contaminants. Episode 6 in the ... Read More
Stroud Water Research Center Launches Its Future of Fresh Water Initiative
Stroud Water Research Center Launches Its Future of Fresh Water Initiative
UpStream 2019, Issue #7
With the world’s need for clean fresh water more pressing than ever, we must increase our capacity to pursue that ... Read More
The 2019 Stroud Award for Freshwater Excellence
The 2019 Stroud Award for Freshwater Excellence
UpStream 2019, Issue #7
The 2019 Stroud Award for Freshwater Excellence will be presented to Chad Pregracke, founder of Living Lands & Waters ... Read More
Sign reading We Planted Trees for Clean Water
Fifty Thousand Reasons Why the Watershed Restoration Program Is Six Years Strong
UpStream 2019, Issue #6
In the last six years, Stroud Water Research Center has planted nearly 50,000 trees for clean water and healthy streams ... Read More
Students counting E. coli colonies in a water sample
The Independence School Students Learn Freshwater Science Through STEM Partnership
UpStream 2019, Issue #6
“Our students have learned not only how to make contributions to a global community of researchers but have been empowered ... Read More
Help Us Meet the $1 Million Challenge!
Help Us Meet the $1 Million Challenge!
UpStream 2019, Issue #6
Meeting the challenge for the Bernard W. Sweeney, Ph.D., Executive Director’s Fund will ensure we retain global leadership in freshwater ... Read More