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An Introduction to Tropical Stream Research
An Introduction to Tropical Stream Research
UpStream 2019, Issue #3
Stroud Center scientists introduced six board members to Maritza Biological Station and the importance of our water research in the ... Read More
Algae That Is Beneficial … Until It Isn’t
Algae That Is Beneficial … Until It Isn’t
UpStream 2019, Issue #3
When a stream’s normal ecosystem is disturbed, the growth of a normally beneficial species can explode and cause problems ... Read More
Most-Used Pesticides Pose Unknown Threat to Waterways, Subject of New Study
Most-Used Pesticides Pose Unknown Threat to Waterways, Subject of New Study
UpStream 2019, Issue #3
Approximately 95 percent of a neonicotinoid application washes into soil, streams, lakes, and elsewhere into the surrounding environment ... Read More
Video still from Episode 3 of the WHYY "Stories From the Streams" video series
Stories From the Streams: Stream Fever
UpStream 2019, Issue #3
Discover why streams that are too warm endanger the habitats of mayflies and other life sustaining insects. Episode 3 in ... Read More
"Chalk Talk" About Our Boots-in-the-Water Education Partnership
“Chalk Talk” About Our Boots-in-the-Water Education Partnership
UpStream 2019, Issue #2
Assistant Director of Education Tara Muenz was featured in the January 2019 edition of Chalk Talk, a weekly radio program ... Read More
12th Annual Wild and Scenic Film Festival Is in the Books!
12th Annual Wild and Scenic Film Festival Is in the Books!
UpStream 2019, Issue #2
From forest fires and plastic pollution to soil conservation and backpacking trips, the films highlighted problems as well as inspiring ... Read More
Scouts Get Their Boots Wet for Science and Stewardship
Scouts Get Their Boots Wet for Science and Stewardship
UpStream 2019: Issue #2
Our badge program for Cub Scouts invites young minds to explore the scientific method and exercise their most powerful scientific ... Read More
Stories From the Streams: Back to Our Roots
Stories From the Streams: Back to Our Roots
UpStream 2019, Issue #2
Did you know that planting trees along a stream can filter out pollutants and dramatically improve water quality? Episode 1 ... Read More
Still from full length version of Lay of the Land: Healthy Soil, Healthy Water
The Lay of the Land: Healthy Soil, Healthy Water (Full Length)
UpStream 2019, Issue #2
Watch this full-length version of the documentary showing how local farmers are growing better crops while protecting water quality ... Read More
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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