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Educating to Ensure Water Quality and Availability

In June 2013, Christina Medved gave a presentation on the Leaf Pack Experiment for the Pennsylvania Association of Conservation Districts Environmental Education Conference in Harrisburg, Pa. In July, she gave a 3-hour “Streams Within a Watershed Context” workshop at Kean University. The workshop was offered as part of a weeklong intensive course for teachers, offered through the New Jersey Council for the Humanities.

Medved authored published work as well. “Using Slimy Leaves for Stream Water Quality Assessment: The Leaf Pack Experiment” was featured in the July 2013 issue of the American Water Resources Association’s Water Resources IMPACT journal.