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.
June 3 in Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina: Come learn about the Leaf Pack Experiment to study the health of your local streams! This workshop is intended for middle school and high school teachers, environmental educators, and citizens.
Did you miss the Introduction to the Leaf Pack Network webinar in September? Whether you’re a seasoned or new leaf packer, this webinar is for you. Leaf Pack Administrator Tara Muenz hosted a 30-minute walkthrough that covered all the basics.
Since the Leaf Pack Network debuted in December 2000, 464 groups have registered in 38 U.S. states, Puerto Rico, Washington, D.C., and in Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, England, Ethiopia, Guatemala, Mexico, Peru, and the Philippines.
With the support of the LaMotte Company, Christina Medved attended the National Science Teachers Association Area Conference in Atlanta to provide a Leaf Pack Workshop and help promote LaMotte and Stroud’s Leaf Pack Experiment Kit.
Nine individuals participated in a two-day Leaf Pack Network workshop at Gettysburg College. School teachers took the workshop in efforts to better understand stream ecology and also to be introduced to a new method of sampling streams — using leaf packs.