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Rachel Johnson installs a sensor bundle in a streambed.
EnviroDIY in the Delaware River Basin
UpStream 2023, Issue #6
Watch this video to learn about the progress made through the Stroud Center’s community science project.
Dave Arscott against a background of native plants.
Stroud Center’s Dave Arscott Elected Next President of the Society for Freshwater Science
UpStream 2023, Issue #6
In his new role, Arscott will affirm the Society’s commitment to excellence in freshwater science in the same way that he does for the Stroud Center.
The HerStory in STREAM participants gather for a group photo with their banner.
Telling “HerStory” in STREAM
UpStream 2023, Issue #6
Teen girls develop career and leadership skills through the new Stroud Center program that brings women in science together.
NASA DEVELOP logo and team member headshots.
Stroud Center and NASA Examine National Park Streams From Space
UpStream 2023, Issue #6
Two science powerhouses are joining forces to discover water quality trends in some of America's favorite national parks.
A group of golfers stand next to a bar featuring Tito's Vodka.
Golfers Tee Up “Fore” Fresh Water
UpStream 2023, Issue #6
Golfers enjoyed a beautiful day on the special course, choosing between two types of play as they competed for the win!
Aerial view of dairy farm before restoration.
Stream Cleanup Project Wins Award from Lancaster County Planning
UpStream 2023, Issue #6
The project is part of a larger goal to fast-track the restoration of 350 miles of impaired streams in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, by 2030.
A panel of local experts onstage at a Lancaster Water Week event.
Whether You Say Crick or Creek, We All Celebrate Lancaster Water Week!
UpStream 2023, Issue #6
From the first Friday kickoff to the last Saturday volunteer effort, it was a wonderful week as Lancaster Conservancy celebrated clean fresh water for all.
Melinda Daniels with experimental stream flumes.
Stroud Center’s Melinda Daniels Advances to Senior Research Scientist
UpStream 2023, Issue #6
Daniels’ fluvial geomorphology research has yielded meaningful discoveries across diverse human–environment interactions.
Three brook trout in a stream.
Bringing Eastern Brook Trout Back to Red Clay Creek
UpStream 2023, Issue #5
In Pennsylvania, property owners and farmers are transforming their lands to restore a stream’s health and its native fish.
Six Stroud Center staff members at a conference.
Sharing Our Science at the National Monitoring Conference
UpStream 2023, Issue #5
Along with networking and learning state-of-the-art water quality monitoring techniques, we presented our research to hundreds of water quality specialists.
Elisabeth Ruschmann standing near a stream.
High School Student’s Research Shows Salt Pollution of Fresh Water Has Tripled in 20 Years
UpSream 2023, Issue #5
Elisabeth Ruschmann monitored water quality in her community and made an “alarming” discovery. Now she’s focused on sustainable solutions.
People stand next to a vehicle on a dirt road to admire a tropical sunset.
Costa Rica Close-Up
UpStream 2023, Issue #5
Take a virtual trip to Maritza Biological Station, which houses one of the world's longest continuously running data collections from tropical freshwater ecosystems.