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
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.
Dr. Bernard W. Sweeney of the Stroud Water Research Center Receives Distinguished Service Award at NABS
Stroud Water Research Center’s Bernard W. Sweeney Accepts Honorary Membership in The Garden Club of America at its Annual Meeting
Stroud Water Research Center to host
A Sustainable Feast, a dining experience to celebrate local, sustainable agriculture.
National Geographic Explorer in Residence, Wade Davis, to speak at the Stroud
Water Research Center’s Joan & Dick Stroud Memorial Lecture Series.
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
New Critical Zone Observatory Seeks to Answer Climate
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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.
Scientists Argue that Climate Change Mitigation Strategies Fall Short, Ignoring Significant Carbon Cycling Processes of Inland Waters.
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Dr. Bernard W. Sweeney of the Stroud Water Research Center to Lead the Freshwater Surveillance Group for the
International Barcode of Life Project.
Stroud Water Research Center to host a Sustainable Feast, an al fresco dining experience to celebrate local,
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
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
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
Bob Caputo, Adventurer and National Geographic Photographer to speak at the Stroud Water Research Center’s Education Lecture Series
Trail Creek Outfitters to sponsor the nationally acclaimed Wild and Scenic
Environmental Film Festival to Benefit Stroud Water Research Center on
February 12th, 2009.
Bernard Sweeney to Present Closing Keynote Address at
18th Annual Farming for the Future Conference on February 7th, 2009
2008 News Releases
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
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
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
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
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.
Stroud Water Research Center to host the nationally acclaimed Wild & Scenic™ Environmental Film Festival on May 1st, 2008
Stroud Water Research Center and community members to plant 500
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
“Mountaintop to Tap”: Following New York City’s drinking water from source to
2007 News Releases
September 22: First National Bank
of Chester County contributes $5,000 for educational programs
Pioneering the science of water for 40 years: Stroud Water Research Center celebrates
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
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.