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.
“We recently completed our third annual experiment, and the interest is still high,” ninth grade teacher Mr. Ambrose reports. Interestingly, he is a computer science teacher, and you may be wondering what a computer science teacher is doing in the stream.