Celebrate 50 years of freshwater research, education, and watershed restoration in 2017 with us!
- Thursday, January 19: Warriors, Water, and Wild Beasts: Quenching Thirst Peacefully in the Shadow of Mt. Kilimanjaro
- Tuesday, January 31: Watershed Technology Workshop for Educators
- Thursday and Friday, February 23 and 24: Trail Creek Outfitters Presents the Wild and Scenic Film Festival
- Wednesday and Thursday, April 5 and 6: From Stream to Sky: Environmental Education for Early Childhood Educators
- Sunday, April 23: Joan and Dick Stroud Memorial Lecture Presents: Flint Water Crisis — Where Are We Now? AND Dine Out for Fresh Water at Sovana Bistro
- Monday, May 22: Fore Fresh Water Golf Outing at Fieldstone Golf Club
Save these dates:
- June 11: Rally for Fresh Water
- October 21: The Water’s Edge and 50th Anniversary Celebration at Longwood Gardens
For more information, call 610-268-2153, ext. 288 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Warriors, Water, and Wild Beasts: Quenching Thirst Peacefully in the Shadow of Mt. Kilimanjaro
Science Seminar Series Featuring Joyce Tannian, Founder of Water Is Life Kenya
Thursday, January 19
Stroud Water Research Center
Doors open at 6 p.m., lecture begins at 6:30 p.m.
Joyce Tannian will talk about how Water is Life Kenya designs sustainable water solutions and guides resource management in the Amboseli Ecosystem/Mt. Kilimanjaro area of Kenya.
This lecture is free and open to the public. RSVPs are encouraged but not required.
Watershed Technology Workshop for Educators
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
9 a.m.–noon; sign-in begins at 8:30 a.m.
Chester County Intermediate Unit
455 Boot Rd., Downingtown, PA 19335
Audience: science curriculum coordinators, teachers and coaches, special education coordinators, and administrators
Are you looking for new resources to engage 21st century learners? Do you use Pennsylvania Core Standards in environment and ecology, and in science, technology, and engineering?
Participants will explore new technological tools to support student learning about watersheds, stream health, and water quality. Resources featured in this workshop include the WikiWatershed.org toolkit, the web-based Model My Watershed GIS, and the Water Quality mobile app.
Participants are encouraged to bring their laptops and mobile devices. Laptops will also be provided.
This event is a partnership of Stroud Water Research Center and the Chester County Intermediate Unit. Only a $5 fee for Chester County teachers. $90 fee for teachers who teach outside of Chester County.
Trail Creek Outfitters Presents the Wild and Scenic Film Festival
Thursday, February 23 and Friday, February 24
Chester County Historical Society
Doors open at 6 p.m., films begin at 7 p.m.
Tickets are $25 for one night, $45 for both nights.
This event sells out so don’t wait!
Join host Trail Creek Outfitters for the 10th Annual Wild and Scenic Film Festival featuring two nights of different environmental short films designed to inspire the community. This event equally benefits Stroud Water Research Center and The Land Conservancy for Southern Chester County.
In-kind donors: Triple Fresh Market, Bixby’s Caterers, The Farm at Doe Run, Farrell Brothers/Sovana Bistro, George & Sons’ Seafood Market, Gerbron Wholesale, Iron Hill Brewery, Nomadic Pies, Nourish Juice Bar & Cafe, One Village Coffee, Roots Cafe
Early Childhood Education Teacher Workshop: From Stream to Sky
Bring nature into your classroom!
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
OR April 6, 2017
Location: Watershed Education Training Institute (WETi)
198 Creek Drive, Millersville, PA 17551 Directions
This workshop will focus on lessons and activities for early childhood environmental education from Stroud Water Research Center and Pennsylvania State Parks, including activities from the Growing Up WILD curriculum.
Activities will be hand-on and outside, so please dress for the weather and wear good walking shoes. Dinner will be provided.
Register online! There is a two-step registration process:
- Click the Register button, fill out your information, and submit the form.
- Return to this page and use the payment button to submit the $25 fee.
If you have any problems with the registration process, please email the webmaster.
Joan and Dick Stroud Memorial Lecture Presents: Flint Water Crisis — Where Are We Now?
With Christina Devine, Virginia Tech Flint Water Study Team
Sunday, April 23
Doors open at 4 p.m., lecture begins at 4:30 p.m.
Stroud Water Research Center
In 2014, Flint, Michigan switched their water source to the Flint River but did not provide corrosion control treatment. Residents started to notice health issues, discolored water, and strange smells coming from their faucets.
Three years later, there are still many unanswered questions and people who cannot access potable water from their tap.
Learn about the efforts of the Virginia Tech Flint Water Study team, the high lead levels that remain in Flint’s water, and what’s next!
Also on Sunday, April 23!
Dine Out for Fresh Water
Dine & Donate! Bring your friends and family to Sovana Bistro on Sunday, April 23.
Dine any time between 4:30-9:00 p.m., let your server or bartender know you are there for Stroud Water Research Center and Sovana Bistro will donate 20% of ALL pre-tax sales to freshwater research, education, and watershed restoration.
Photo courtesy of Fieldstone Golf Club
Fore Fresh Water Golf Outing
Monday, May 22
Fieldstone Golf Club, Greenville, Delaware
Spend a day on the greens Fore Fresh Water as we tee off for our second annual golf outing.
Enjoy this scenic Par 71, 7,000+ yard course featuring dramatic elevation changes, bent fairways, numerous sets of tees per hole, and old-world bunkering.
This event WILL sell out so purchase your foursome ($1,200) or individual golfer package ($350) now!
Packages include lunch, greens fees, cart, course refreshments, entry into contests, and a reception.
Interested in sponsoring this event? Contact Jessica Provinski at email@example.com to learn more about sponsorship opportunities.