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.
Ever want to spend a day in the boots of a freshwater scientist? Our Water Science Career Videos engage viewers of all ages in real careers in freshwater-focused science, technology, engineering, and math.
Net-spinning caddisflies build nets to trap their food. But did you know that these nets also hold rocks together in streams?
Students in Michigan discovered what was impacting their stream and then developed a plan to restore it with native plantings.
Students will learn to design, implement, and analyze a scientific investigation while discovering the value of aquatic macroinvertebrates as living indicators of water quality. The kit is reusable and flexible, adaptable to varying time constraints, number of students and grade levels, and it is geographically friendly, and complete.