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Additional Readings

McGonigle, J. 2000. Education: Leaf Packs and Beyond. Upstream, Spring 2000. Stroud Water Research Center.

Merritt, R. and Cummins, K. 1984. An Introduction of the Aquatic Insects of North America. Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company.

Merritt, R.W., K.W. Cummins, and T.M. Burton. 1984. The role of aquatic insects in the processing and cycling of nutrients. The Ecology of Aquatic Insects (V.H. Resh and D.M. Rosenberg, eds.), Praeger Press, New York   027592727X

Pennak, R. 1978 & 1989. Freshwater Invertebrates of the United States. John Wiley and Sons, Inc.

Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission. The Collection of Aquatic Organisms: License and Permit Information for Educators and Scientists.

Thorp, J.H. and A.P. Covich. 1991. Ecology and Classification of North American Freshwater Invertebrates. Academic Press.

Voshell, Jr. J.R. 2002. A Guide to Common Freshwater Invertebrates of North America. The McDonald & Woodward Publishing Co. Blacksburg, Virginia.

Ward, J. 1992. Aquatic Insect Ecology: Biology and Habitat. John Wiley and Sons, Inc.

Welsh, D.J. 1991. Riparian Forest Buffers. USDA, Forest Service, NA-PR-07-91.

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