UpStream Newsletter, October 2016


Could Rising Temps Be Killing Mayflies, Threatening Streams?

When mayfly populations decline, it’s a warning that something has gone wrong. But what? Stroud Center scientists and their colleagues are investigating.

Choosing Mobile Digital Technologies to Enhance Environmental Education

Whether you are a teacher, parent, or citizen scientist, here are a few ideas worth considering to make the most of mobile digital technology for environmental education.

Fostering Community Partnerships Through STEM Education

Students from Serviam Girls Academy spent a day collecting and identifying macroinvertebrates as part of the Stroud Center’s award-winning stream ecology program. This learning partnership was sponsored by Axalta Coating Systems.

New board members

Stroud Center Welcomes New Board Members

The staff and board of directors of Stroud Water Research Center are pleased to welcome Robert DiFilippo, Holly Michael, Josh Auld, and Michael Bucklin. DiFilippo began his three-year term of service at the September board meeting; Michael, Auld, and Bucklin will begin their service at the December board meeting.

Outdoor education program

Register Now for Winter and Spring Education Programs!

We’re still open for fall stream programs for your school or scout group! Spring scheduling is also available. Pennsylvania public schools may qualify for reduced programming fees.

Model My Watershed webinar screen shot

We’re offering free webinars to teach educators, citizen scientists, and professionals how to use our WikiWatershed Toolkit, a suite of online and hands-on tools to promote freshwater stewardship.

Introducing the WikiWatershed Toolkit to Educators: Tuesday, December 6. Seats are filling fast, register now!

Model My Watershed for Resource Management: Watch video now

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