Published in UpStream Newsletter, Vol. 2016, Issue
1, February 2016
View on the Web at http://www.stroudcenter.org/newsletters/2016/issue1
“The fish ... eat the insects ... on the leaves ... that come from trees!” shouted children and their parents through the forest along White Clay Creek. Their excitement echoed throughout the many educational games and activities during our Trout Grow on Trees® Family Day.
Emily Scott’s background is unique for a Stroud Center intern. Unlike her peers, who are often students of environmental science, she majored in anthropology and religious studies. She hopes to launch a career communicating the need to protect endangered species.
Get your tickets for the Wild & Scenic Film Festival before they sell out! Also coming up: Business After Hours, “Our Rivers on Drugs,” the inaugural Stroud Center Golf Outing, and the Joan and Dick Stroud Memorial Lecture featuring artist, photographer, and conservationist Tim Palmer.
Stroud Center scientists and educators share our science to increase awareness and create a public dialogue centered on the protection, preservation, and restoration of watersheds everywhere. Read a recap of our recent presentations to undergraduates, landowners, K–12 teachers and students, and families.
Amazing Mayfly Video Goes Viral
This video of mayfly eggs hatching a minute after being laid sparked a huge response on our Facebook page! It has been viewed more than 149,000 times, received nearly 9,000 comments and shares, and garnered us over 800 new page likes. Shot by Stroud Center entomologist David Funk, it has also been viewed nearly 80,000 times on our YouTube channel.
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So do we! That’s why we work so hard to advance knowledge and stewardship of this finite resource, here at home in Chester County and around the world. If you share this love, please give a gift to help fund our freshwater research, environmental education, and watershed restoration efforts. Or support us with your Amazon shopping — we’ll get 0.5% of your purchase price if you start here!