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When it Rains, it Pours: Forest Hydrology Field Study
Start Date: 7/13/2013Start Time: 11:00 AM
End Date: 7/13/2013End Time: 1:00 PM

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Gain a new understanding of the role plants play in water quality with Academy research associate in botany Dr. David Hewitt.

As you’re strolling through the woods on a tranquil hike, do you ever stop to think how the shape of a tree or the density of a forest might affect the quality of your source water? Come explore Pennypack Park and learn how forest communities are shaped by the water cycle. From rainfall to runoff and stemflow to streams, gain a new understanding of the role plants play in water quality with Academy research associate in botany Dr. David Hewitt.

$10 members/$15 nonmembers
Maximum 20 participants
Teachers can earn three Act 48 credits
Rain date: Sunday, July 14
Register: 215-299-1060
Details, including meeting locations and what to bring, will be provided upon registration.
This site is accessible by public transportation via bus or rail.

David Hewitt with tree
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Pennypack Park
Exact location provided upon registration.
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