Stroud Water Research Center’s programs and staff have received numerous awards in the areas of science, technology, education, and the environment. Check them out! If you like what you see, give us some love on social media @StroudCenter, subscribe to our newsletter for exciting updates, and consider supporting our work.

Lamonte Garber Recognized as a Good Natured Pennsylvanian

Stroud Water Research Center’s watershed restoration coordinator has a dedicated history in water preservation and restoration.

Stream Cleanup Project Wins Award from Lancaster County Planning

The project is part of a larger goal to fast-track the restoration of 350 miles of impaired streams in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, by 2030.

Bern Sweeney of the Stroud Center Named Society for Freshwater Science Fellow

Under his leadership, the Stroud Center became the only independent nonprofit, nonadvocacy research institution focused solely on the study of freshwater ecosystems.

Stronger Together: A Nonprofit Partnership Raises Road Salt Awareness

Stroud Water Research Center is honored to have received the Watershed Heroes Nonprofit Steward award from Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership.

STREAM Girls Leader Honored by Trout Unlimited Chapter

Mandy Nix received an award for outstanding work leading the STREAM Girls program at the Stroud Center since 2019. 

Stroud Water Research Center Named Winner of 2021 Amazon Web Services Imagine Grant for Nonprofits

The Stroud Center and partner LimnoTech, Inc. will work with Amazon’s cloud computing arm to develop a portal for sharing and visualizing environmental data.

David Wise Receives DCNR Watershed Forestry Leadership Award

Wise connects the dots between partners, funders, and landowners to increase the implementation of best practices in land management.

David Wise Recognized as a Good Natured Pennsylvanian

Growing up in Lancaster County and playing in its creeks, Wise had an up-close view of some of the water-quality issues he is now working to correct.

Creek Critters a Finalist for Excellence in Hands-On Science Book Award

The AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prize for Excellence in Science Books celebrates outstanding science writing and illustration for children and young adults.

Pennsylvania Watershed Education Task Force Honored with 2020 Outstanding Environmental Education Program Award and Second NOAA B-WET Grant

The task force is advancing statewide environmental literacy and meaningful watershed education for K-12 students and educators.

Newbold Honored With Society of Freshwater Science Award of Excellence

Newbold's research on nutrient spiraling has been at the forefront of stream ecology for over 35 years and is recognized as an outstanding contribution to freshwater science.

WikiWatershed® Wins Green Stormwater Infrastructure Award

The Excellence in GSI Award recognizes work in the Greater Philadelphia region celebrating a nature-based approach to stormwater management.

Amazon Names the Stroud Center’s Model My Watershed a “City on a Cloud Innovation Challenge” Winner

The Stroud Center was one of three winners in the Partners in Innovation category, along with Utility Associates and University of Münster.

Denis Newbold Named SFS Fellow

Society for Freshwater Science Fellows are the leaders, at national and international levels, of their areas of freshwater science.

WikiWatershed Makes the List of Top 20 Civic Tech Websites for Urban Planners

WikiWatershed web tools offer rapid visualization of watershed data, advanced geospatial analysis capabilities, and science-based predictions of human impacts on stormwater runoff and water quality.

Award-Winning Web Toolkit Helps Protect Fresh Water

The WikiWatershed toolkit was awarded the 2017 Governor's Award for Environmental Excellence by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection.

Conservation Awards Given to Stroud Center and Deep Roots Valley Farm

We’re excited to share that the Stroud Center was named Conservation Organization of the Year by the Berks County Conservation District.

Stroud Center Honored with Two Conservation Awards

Berks County Conservation District gave Sweeney its Conservation Individual of the Year Award and Lancaster County Conservation District gave Stroud Center its Cooperating Agency Award.

Stroud Center Gets Award for Environmental Education Programs

The Pennsylvania Association of Environmental Educators gives Stroud Water Research Center the Outstanding Environmental Education Program Award.

Scientist Honored for Service to Water Sciences Community

Anthony Aufdenkampe, Ph.D., was recognized for his national leadership and community building for the Critical Zone Observatory network.

Sweeney Receives Forest Champion Lifetime Achievement Award

Sweeney was honored by the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay and the U.S. Forest Service at the opening ceremonies of the 2013 Chesapeake Watershed Forum.

Sweeney Receives Distinguished Service Award

The North American Benthological Society awarded the director of the Stroud Center its Distinguished Service Award at its Annual Meeting in Santa Fe, NM.

Sweeney Accepts Honorary Garden Club of America Membership

GCA honored Dr. Bernard W. Sweeney for his outstanding and continuing research on streamside forest and river ecosystems.

Director Sweeney Honored with Garden Club of America Award

Sweeney was awarded the Margaret Douglas Medal for "notable service to the cause of conservation education" by the Garden Club of America.

Director Bern Sweeney Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Sweeney was presented the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Chesapeake Bay Foundation for his outstanding contribution to the environmental field.

Stroud Center Director Receives National Conservation Award

The Natural Resources Conservation Service has named Bernard Sweeney, Ph. D., the recipient of the 2003 Excellence in Conservation Award.

Stroud Water Research Center Wins a Telly Award

Stroud Center was awarded the Telly Award for its film The Wisdom of Water, which was produced and written by Richard Robinson of Silverwood Films.

Stroud Water Research Center Wins State Watershed Award

Governor Tom Ridge today presented the Stroud Water Research Center of Chester County, Pa. with the Governor’s Award for Watershed Stewardship.