The Leaf Pack Network is an initiative of Stroud™ Water Research Center. The Stroud Center seeks to advance knowledge and stewardship of freshwater systems through global research, education, and watershed restoration.
We have heard from many of you over the years that have lost leaf packs during high stream flow events. Here are some tips showing how Stroud Water Research Center Director Dr. Bern Sweeney ties leaf packs in the often “flashy” Brandywine Creek in Delaware.
Professor Wangari Maathai, 2004 Nobel Peace Prize Winner and founder of GBM, took the first Leaf Pack Kit to Kenya in 2002 and her staff ran with it. In 2003, three schools successfully implemented the Leaf Pack Experiment into their science classes!