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Centre County continues to grow with each U.S. Census.  This growth is reflected in a 12% population increase from the 2000 Census which had a population of 135,758 residents to the 2010 Census with a population of 153,990.  This population growth trend is continuing w...

The Spring Creek Watershed is home to some of Pennsylvania’s most productive soils. These  soils are a primary reason for the region’s economic success.  They support agricultural and forestry operations that produce a wide variety of building materials, biofuels, and...

The following article has been condensed from the publication “The Fishery of Spring Creek – A Watershed Under Siege” by Robert F. Carline, Rebecca L. Dunlap, Jason E. Detar, and Bruce A. Hollender.

Figures 1 and 2.  (Left) Average-size wild brown trout from Spring Cree...

October 2, 2017

From the standpoint of water, this is an unlikely place for a city of 100,000 people.  Water is the resource that limits local population growth. I have a personal perspective on the relationship between growth and available water supply.  I grew up here; I studied hyd...

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