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Leaf Pack Through the Ages: Monitoring With Students From Middle School to College

Learn from Leaf Pack Network® “superstars” as educators and partners share tips and tricks of engaging students in the Leaf Pack Network.

Dive Into PocketMacros, a Free Mobile App Version of Macroinvertebrates.org

PocketMacros features nine orders of aquatic insects, plus other benthic macroinvertebrates commonly used in water quality biomonitoring and environmental education, with 150 taxa total.

Introducing the Leaf Pack Network Simulation

This virtual learning resource helps anyone anywhere to simulate multiple stream studies and compare results — all from the other side of a screen!

Leaf Pack Network Adds Hands-On Experience to Virtual Learning

A Canadian university is making sure students get fieldwork experience despite the pandemic — by mailing them freshwater field kits to use at home.

Aquatic Macroinvertebrates in Motion Videos

Explore our video library of aquatic macroinvertebrates wriggling, swimming, and crawling through stream water!

ROCK ON With Rock Pack Experiment Videos

Designed for 7th-12th grade learners and adult audiences, this video series provides an in-depth look into caddisfly ecology, ecosystem engineering, fluvial geomorphology, and more.