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Stroud Water Research Center Annual Reports

Read in-depth stories about Stroud Water Research Center’s work in our “year-in-review” publications. In addition to the cover stories, all annual reports also contain the following features: a message from the director; project descriptions; list of publications; gift, contribution, and sponsorship listings; financial information; and lists of staff, interns, and volunteers. Friends of the Stroud Center receive a print copy of the annual report each year.

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Restoring the River Continuum Community
2019 Annual Report

Restoring the River Continuum Community

We're working with partners and land users to implement natural solutions to regenerate soils and safeguard fresh water, solutions that benefit both human communities and the entire ecosystem. Read More
Middle school students explore the local watershed to complete their field note books.
2019 Annual Report

Meaningful Watershed Education: A Lasting and Expanding Partnership With a Local School District

The partnership has become a model for building formal and non-formal education partnerships in systemic watershed education. Read More
Stream Reach: Building Communities from White Clay Creek to the Yangtze Basin
2019 Annual Report

Stream Reach: Building Communities from White Clay Creek to the Yangtze Basin

To truly make a difference requires, not only understanding freshwater systems, but working with all kinds of communities to protect them. Read More
Sign reading We Planted Trees for Clean Water
2018 Annual Report

Fifty Thousand Reasons Why the Watershed Restoration Program Is Six Years Strong

In the last six years, Stroud Water Research Center has planted nearly 50,000 trees for clean water and healthy streams. Read More
Creating Model Stewards by Modeling Watersheds
2018 Annual Report

Creating Model Stewards by Modeling Watersheds

The true power of Model My Watershed is in the lasting lessons of action-based stewardship that follow students into the field. Read More
Going to Extremes
2018 Annual Report

Going to Extremes

The Stroud Center is engaged in research aimed at creating and testing new land-management practices to address issues raised by increased weather extremes. Read More
Graphic showing what percentage of nitrogen, sediments, and pesticides are kept out of a stream by a 100-foot tree buffer
2017 Annual Report

The Restored Watershed: 50 Years of Solutions for Clean Fresh Water

For the last 50 years scientists at Stroud Water Research Center have demonstrated the connection between good land-use practices and clean fresh water, between healthy soil and healthy water. Read More
Fourth graders taking tree measurements
2017 Annual Report

Learning Leading to Action: Young Heroes Protecting Our Waterways

Students are not only learning how to protect our waterways; they are also conducting their own scientific research or restoring healthy streams — or sometimes both. Read More
Through a Scientist's Lens: Training Citizens in Freshwater Stewardship
2016 Annual Report

Through a Scientist’s Lens: Training Citizens in Freshwater Stewardship

Stroud Water Research Center is working with Delaware River Watershed Initiative partner organizations to grow their network of volunteers and enhance the quality and quantity of the data they collect. Read More

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