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2014 News Releases

Op-Ed: Science, not politics, should guide Clean Water Act clarification

December 16: Grant Funds National Expansion of Watershed Modeling Website for Science Curriculum

December 10: Environmental Monitoring Web Community to be Launched at American Geophysical Union Meeting

July 28: Stroud Center Scientist Honored for Outstanding Service to Water Sciences Community

July 24: Robert F. Kennedy Jr. to Receive Award in Kennett Square, Pa.

July 21: Poetic, Visually Striking Documentary about Water to be Screened

July 17: Workshop Set for Berks County Farmers

June 26: Stroud Water Research Center in Avondale Seeks Focus Group Volunteers

June 26: Stroud Center and Conservation District Team Up to Enhance Chester County Agriculture and Water Quality

June 17: Study: 100-Foot Wide Forest Keeps Streams Healthy

June 6: Los biólogos realizan experimentos utilizando paquetes con hojas para evaluar la salud de los arroyos del Perú

April 3: $2 Million Kick-Starts Stroud Center’s Work in Delaware River Basin

March 20: Earth Week Presentation on Stream Fish Ecology

March 14: Students Learn Fish Grow on Trees

March 11: Freshwater Research Scientist to Deliver Healthy Streams Program for Area Farmers

March 5: Workshops: Farms for Food, Clean Water and Healthy Streams

February 11: Horse Lovers Invited to Free Event Focused on Conservation and Animal Health

2013 News Releases

November 26: Stroud Center Requests Applicants to Farm Stewardship Program

October 16: NOAA Leaders Kathryn Sullivan and Jane Lubchenco Honored for Achievements in Freshwater Stewardship

October 7: Bern Sweeney receives 2013 Forest Champion Lifetime Achievement award

October 1: New Stroud scientist to advise U.S. Army Corp on Environmental Impacts

September 12: Leaf Pack Connects Students with Nature

April 22: Moorhead Environmental Complex Achieves LEED® Platinum

February 28: Stroud Launches Watershed Restoration Group to Ensure Water Quality

2012 News Releases

June 26: Stroud™ Seminar Series Investigates Laws Protecting Fresh Water; Final Showing of Art Exhibit on Marcellus Shale Gas Extraction Process

June 6: Stroud Seminar Series to Address Hot Topics in Watershed Science and Education

May 18: Stroud Water Research Center Dedicates “Green” Building

January 17: Trail Creek Outfitters to host the nationally acclaimed Wild & Scenic Film Festival to benefit Stroud Water Research Center and The Land Conservancy for Southern Chester County on February 22nd and 23rd, 2012

2011 News Releases

October 12: Olivia Newton-John and Husband John Easterling Awarded Stroud Award for Freshwater Excellence for Role in Amazon Conservation by Stroud Water Research Center. Stroud Water Research Center Announces Memorandums of Understanding with National Wildlife Federation and the Amazon Center for Environmental Education and Research Foundation to Develop and Market Educational Tools

October 7: Stroud Water Research Center Projects Featured at National Event

October 7: Stroud Water Research Center Awarded Grant to Study Meta-ecosystems

August 26: Scientists to Collect Water Quality and Climate Change Data From Hurricane Irene

June 14: Stroud Water Research Center Awarded Grant to Study Agricultural Contaminants

June 10: Brandywine Trek Helps Students Spur Freshwater Stewardship

May 6: Coatesville students prepare for Brandywine Trek

February 8: NSF funds study of landscape restoration effects on PA stream.

January 21: Trail Creek Outfitters to host the nationally acclaimed Wild and Scenic Film Festival to benefit Stroud Water Research Center on February 24th, 2011.

2010 News Releases

September 15: Dr. Peter Gleick will speak on “Water in the 21st Century: New Thinking for a Sustainable Future” at the Stroud Water Research Center’s 8th annual gala, The Water’s Edge.

June 11: Dr. Bernard W. Sweeney of the Stroud Water Research Center Receives Distinguished Service Award at NABS

June 10: Stroud Water Research Center’s Bernard W. Sweeney Accepts Honorary Membership in The Garden Club of America at its Annual Meeting

June 2: Stroud Water Research Center to host A Sustainable Feast, a dining experience to celebrate local, sustainable agriculture.

March 25: National Geographic Explorer in Residence, Wade Davis, to speak at the Stroud Water Research Center’s Joan & Dick Stroud Memorial Lecture Series.

January 12: Stroud Water Research Center to host the nationally acclaimed Wild & Scenic™ Environmental Film Festival at the Delaware Museum of Natural History on February 11th, 2010.

2009 News Releases

September 29: New Critical Zone Observatory Seeks to Answer Climate Change Questions. To see related photos and text, go to: http://www.stroudcenter.org/press/2009/czo_photos.shtm

September 24: Ian Hutton, recipient of the Order of Australia Medal for services to conservation and tourism, to present “The Pristine Lord Howe Island: Conservation Management at its Best” at the Stroud Water Research Center’s annual fundraising gala, The Water’s Edge, on October 8th, 2009.

September 1: Scientists Argue that Climate Change Mitigation Strategies Fall Short, Ignoring Significant Carbon Cycling Processes of Inland Waters. To see the related illustration of the Boundless Carbon Cycle, go to: http://www.stroudcenter.org/press/2009/BoundlessCarbonCycle_illustration.shtm

July 6: Dr. Bernard W. Sweeney of the Stroud Water Research Center to Lead the Freshwater Surveillance Group for the International Barcode of Life Project.

May 22: Stroud Water Research Center to host a Sustainable Feast, an al fresco dining experience to celebrate local, sustainable agriculture.

May 20: The Schuylkill River Heritage Area (SRHA), host of the annual Schuylkill Sojourn, has teamed up with the Stroud Water Research Center to design programming entitled “Reading the River: The Science of the Schuylkill.”

March 24: Celebrated photographer, educator & Arctic National Wildlife Refuge activist, Subhankar Banerjee, to speak at the Stroud Water Research Center’s Joan & Dick Stroud Memorial Lecture Series

March 4: Dr. David B. Arscott of the National Institute for Water and Atmospheric Research of New Zealand Joins the Stroud Water Research Center as its Assistant Director

February 25: Bob Caputo, Adventurer and National Geographic Photographer to speak at the Stroud Water Research Center’s Education Lecture Series

January 29: Trail Creek Outfitters to sponsor the nationally acclaimed Wild and Scenic Environmental Film Festival to Benefit Stroud Water Research Center on February 12th, 2009.

January 22: Bernard Sweeney to Present Closing Keynote Address at 18th Annual Farming for the Future Conference on February 7th, 2009

2008 News Releases

October 3: Stroud Water Research Center to Host Scientists, Educators and Policy Makers from Central & South America for a Week-Long Spanish-Language Pilot of its Popular Leaf Pack Education Kit on October 19th-25th, 2008

September 18: Flip Nicklin, National Geographic contributing photographer and cofounder of Whale Trust, to speak at the Stroud Water Research Center’s annual fundraising gala, The Water’s Edge—and present a special children’s workshop at the Stroud Water Research Center on October 2nd, 2008

September 11: The Avon Grove Charter School, with Support from the Stroud Water Research Center, to Kick Off World Water Monitoring Month with Public Event and Program to Monitor Water Quality of Local Streams

July 30: Fish Ecologist and Geneticist, Dr. William H. Eldridge, of the School of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences at the University of Washington, Joins the Stroud Water Research Center to Launch its Fish Molecular Ecology Department

May 5: Bernard Sweeney, Ph.D., Director of Stroud Water Research Center, will present at the May 15th event, “Taking Stock of New York City’s Drinking Water,” hosted by the New York Academy of Sciences.

April 10: Stroud Water Research Center to host the nationally acclaimed Wild & Scenic™ Environmental Film Festival on May 1st, 2008

April 4: Stroud Water Research Center and community members to plant 500 trees

March 20: Liz Walker, Co-Founder and Executive Director of EcoVillage at Ithaca (EVI) to speak at the Stroud Water Research Center’s Joan & Dick Stroud Memorial Lecture Series on April 3rd, 2008

February: “Mountaintop to Tap”: Following New York City’s drinking water from source to tap

2007 News Releases

September 22: First National Bank of Chester County contributes $5,000 for educational programs

September 10: Pioneering the science of water for 40 years: Stroud Water Research Center celebrates milestone anniversary

April 16: Stroud Water Research Center names new Education Director

2006 News Releases

August 25: Tioga County EPA grant to study effects of acid mine drainage

May 23: Sweeney honored with Garden Club of America Award

May 2: Stroud Water Research Center Director Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

2005 News Releases

July 27: Amazon source of 5-year-old river breath.

April 6: Stroud Water Research Center Achieves Kresge Foundation Science Initiative Challenge Grant

2004 News Releases

September 13: Streamside forests play critical role in protecting the world’s fresh water

June 11: Federal Monies Available to Landowners for Planting Native Trees & Shrubs

2003 News Releases

June 13: Bernard Sweeney receives the The Natural Resources Conservation Service’s 2003 Excellence in Conservation Award

2002 News Releases

May: Stroud Water Research Center awarded the Telly Award for its film The Wisdom of Water.

2001 News Releases

June 26: Stroud Water Research Center wins the Governor’s Award for Watershed Stewardship.

1999 News Releases

October 20: Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. to dedicate Stroud Water Research Center’s new streamhouse.