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Volunteers Plant 1,500 Trees for National Volunteer Week

The Stroud Center celebrated National Volunteer Week by planting six acres adjacent to a tributary of White Clay Creek at the Brandywine Polo Club ...

Most-Used Pesticides Pose Unknown Threat to Waterways, Subject of New Study

Approximately 95 percent of a neonicotinoid application washes into soil, streams, lakes, and elsewhere into the surrounding environment ...

WHYY Airs Stories From the Streams

The series shows how scientists, educators, and private citizens are working every day to maintain the quality of the water that sustains 15 million people ...

$1 Million Challenge Grant to Benefit the Bernard W. Sweeney, Ph.D., Executive Director’s Fund

Honoring Bern’s long career at the Stroud Center while ensuring the legacy of his dedication to global research, education, and watershed restoration ...

American Rivers Receives Stroud Award for Freshwater Excellence

In 2018 alone, American Rivers removed 13 outdated dams, restored more than 400 miles of rivers, and protected more than 300 miles of wild rivers ...

Stroud, PECO, and Kennett Schools Bring STEM to Students

The after-school program provided students with safe, structured, meaningful, and fun activities that promote learning and growth at no cost to the parents ...

“The Lay of the Land: Healthy Soil, Healthy Water” Film Premiere

The 26-minute documentary film, produced by Natural Light Films of Lancaster, tells how local farmers are growing better crops while protecting water quality ...

Award-Winning Author to Speak on Wild and Scenic Rivers

Join acclaimed photographer and author Tim Palmer as he inspires the audience with his stories and photos in celebration of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act ...

Axalta, the Philadelphia Eagles, and Stroud Water Research Center Celebrate All-Pro Teachers with a Day of STEM in the Stream

Teachers experienced STEM education in a real-world setting giving them the tools to cultivate the next generation of freshwater stewards ...

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 ...