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STEM Career Spotlight: Electrofishing to Determine Stream Health

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Have you ever wondered what swims by your feet in your local creek? Watch Dr. Valerie Ouellet, former postdoctoral researcher in ecohydrology at the Stroud Center, use backpack electrofishing to survey the fish living in the East Branch of White Clay Creek!

Did the video above get you hooked on fisheries science? Check out the Fisheries and Microbiology career video with Laura Borecki Zgleszewski, in which Laura shares her background, experience, and daily adventures as a Fish Ecology and Microbiology Research Technician at Stroud Water Research Center. This video is part of our STEM Careers: Water Science video series.

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Join the Clean Water Paddle Push!

When: August 1–16
Where: A body of water near you!

Grab your paddleboard, canoe, kayak, or inner tube and hit a body of water near you during our two-week celebration of water, the earth’s most vital natural resource.

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