Published in UpStream Newsletter, Vol. 2015, Issue
7, December 2015
View on the Web at http://www.stroudcenter.org/newsletters/2015/issue7
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Measuring stream discharge used to mean wading into the stream — even in dangerous flood conditions. Acoustic Doppler current profiling technology is allowing our scientists to stay safe and dry while taking these crucial measurements.
“When we ask, do we have enough water when we need it and where we need it, and is the water quality good enough for our children to swim in, drink from and fish in, too often that answer is no,” Cousteau said at The Water’s Edge gala.
Did you know trout grow on trees?
Join us for this fun family event and you will learn how healthy FORESTS and healthy STREAMS make healthy TROUT!
Sunday, December 13
12-2:30 p.m. at Stroud Water Research Center
$5 per person, includes lunch
Enjoy crafts, games and lunch and see live fish and insects! All ages welcome (best for K-7th). Space is limited — get your tickets now!
A new era has dawned for Stroud Center’s education department with the retirement of Susan Gill, Ph.D., the appointment of new Education Director Steven Kerlin, Ph.D., and the promotion of Tara Muenz to assistant director of education.
Matt Ehrhart, director of watershed restoration at Stroud Center Water Research Center, took on a new and substantial responsibility last year when his peers elected him president of the Penn State Agricultural Council.
Save the dates for these 2016 events!
- Thursday, February 25 and Friday, February 26: Trail Creek Outfitters presents the Wild & Scenic Film Festival at the Chester County Historical Society
- Thursday, April 21: Stroud Science Seminar featuring aquatic ecologist Emma Rosi-Marshall, Ph.D., from the Cary Institute
- Monday, May 16: Stroud Water Research Center’s Inaugural Golf Outing at Fieldstone Golf Club
Stroud Center media mentions
Our boots-in-the-water education programs were featured in the November issue of County Lines Magazine.
Other mentions: Students use leaf packs to monitor Cedar Creek, Cedar Springs (Mi.) Post; Alexandra Cousteau receives Stroud Award for Freshwater Excellence, Chester County Press; Cousteau granddaughter receives Stroud award, Daily Local News and Southern Chester County News; Ag Week clean water forum focuses on “so much to do!,” Lancaster Farming