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Boots-in-the-Water STEM Programming Supported by Pennsylvania Tax Credits
Boots-in-the-Water STEM Programming Supported by Pennsylvania Tax Credits
UpStream 2019, Issue #9
Each year more than 3,000 K-12 public school students benefit from the generosity of businesses in the Education Improvement Tax ... Read More
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Consumer Choices Can Combat Microplastic Pollution
Upstream 2019, Issue #9
The message from Sherri Mason, Ph.D., to those who attended the "Perils of Plastics" lecture was, "Reduce or eliminate your ... Read More
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Stories From the Streams: Saving Soil, Saving Streams
UpStream 2019, Issue #9
Learn how farmers and scientists can work together to maintain the health of soil and streams. Episode 2 in the ... Read More
ScoutReach Day Camp Empowers Young Stewards for Stronger Communities
ScoutReach Day Camp Empowers Young Stewards for Stronger Communities
UpStream 2019, Issue #8
Nearly 70 male and female Cub Scouts ages 5-11 experienced hands-on, minds-on learning stations and Q&A sessions with real water ... Read More
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New Funds Announced for Delaware River Restoration
UpStream 2019, Issue #8
The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation has awarded more than $1.9 million to the Stroud Center for watershed restoration projects ... Read More
Stroud Water Research Center Celebrates Chad Pregracke of Living Lands & Waters
Stroud Water Research Center Celebrates Chad Pregracke of Living Lands & Waters
UpStream 2019, Issue #8
Chad Pregracke was presented with the Stroud Award for Freshwater Excellence in recognition of his dedication and determination to protect ... Read More
Online Atlas of Aquatic Insects Aids Water-Quality Monitoring
Online Atlas of Aquatic Insects Aids Water-Quality Monitoring
UpStream 2019, Issue #8
A new online field guide promises to be an important tool for monitoring water quality and learning how to correctly ... Read More
The Power of Citizen Science
The Power of Citizen Science
UpStream 2019, Issue #8
Citizen science engages people from all backgrounds in the scientific process, empowering them to help solve environmental problems in their ... Read More
Stroud Center Takes Mayfly to Michigan
Stroud Center Takes Mayfly to Michigan
UpStream 2019, Issue #8
Stroud Center staff took a road trip to Michigan to train citizens and volunteers to use lower-cost, do-it-yourself technologies to ... Read More
Chess Champion Gives Gift to Fresh Water
Chess Champion Gives Gift to Fresh Water
UpStream 2019, Issue #8
The Stroud Center would like to introduce a young woman who took time out of her busy life to contribute ... Read More
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Stories From the Streams: Fly, Teachers, Fly
UpStream 2019, Issue #8
Watch as a Philadelphia Eagle joins Axalta's All-Pro teachers for an education adventure in White Clay Creek! Episode 8 in ... Read More
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