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Consortium for Scientific Assistance to Watersheds (C-SAW)

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Stroud Center educators and scientists provided technical assistance to county conservation districts, municipal environmental advisory committees,watershed associations, and citizen action groups as part of a partnership of nine organizations across Pennsylvania whose goal is to teach conservation groups how to conduct effective watershed assessments and restoration efforts.

The Science of Water Through the World of Art

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This program at Point Lookout Preserve gives students and teachers new ways of thinking about stream ecosystems and stewardship through the creative processes of art and science.

Integrating the Carbon and Water Cycles Within an Ecosystem Esthetic Approach to Landscapes

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Stroud educators and scientists developed and implemented Your Livable Landscape: Cultivating an Ecosystem Esthetic, a collaborative education program that builds on the landscape practices of Longwood Gardens and the science…

Schuylkill Sojourn

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Stroud Center scientists and educators discussed the history, science, and health of the Schuylkill River watershed, and conducted water chemistry and quality tests throughout the 112-mile sojourn.

Summer Institute: How Best Management Practices Are Protecting Your Drinking Water

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Stroud Center educators conducted a week-long summer program of field experiences and hands-on activities designed to convey effective and innovative methods to protect water quality.

Watershed Citizenship Learning Community

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In collaboration with Cabrini College, Stroud Center educators began development of Watershed Ecology and Watershed Citizenship curricula for non-science majors.

The Rain Barrel Project

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Working with teachers at three Media, Pennsylvania, schools, Stroud Center educators demonstrated to hundreds of secondary school students practical solutions to reduce stormwater problems.

Leaf Pack Ambassadors

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Eighteen educators, conservation workers, and government officials from Costa Rica, Guatemala, Peru, Mexico and Texas were introduced to the Leaf Pack Experiment and Watershed Tour and agreed to present a similar workshop within six months of their return home.

Mountaintop to Tap Photography and Journal Exhibit

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The Mountaintop to Tap exhibit, which records the three-week trek of a diverse group of high school students who traced New York City’s drinking water supply from its headwaters in the Catskill Mountains to Central Park, was on display at the Catskill Center for Conservation and Development’s Erpf Gallery, the Queens Museum of Art and the Sidney Public Library.

Watershed Curriculum Development for Middle Schools

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Stroud Center educators worked with faculty at the Upland Country Day School in Pennsylvania to develop, implement and evaluate educational materials to increase quantitative, data collection, and analytical skills through the study of watersheds.

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