Perils of Plastic: 2019 Joan and Dick Stroud Memorial Lecture
Dr. Sherri Mason will present her lecture, “Perils of Plastics.”
“The world is an interconnected system. This is not just about aquatic animals; it is a significant concern to human health as well.” — Dr. Sherri Mason
Dine Out for Fresh Water
Enjoy a meal at Sovana Bistro and a portion of your check will benefit our freshwater research, environmental education, and watershed restoration efforts.
Watershed 102: Aquatic Ecology as It Relates to Watershed Restoration and Protection
This new 100-level workshop will focus on abiotic and biotic stream characteristics in natural, urban, and agricultural settings.
Slimy Leaves for Healthy Streams: A Training in the Leaf Pack Network
Participants will receive an overview of stream ecology and watershed concepts based on research done at the Stroud Center. Taking our boots to the stream, we’ll experience hands-on examination of leaf packs with live aquatic macroinvertebrates, including their identification, and take a look at the Leaf Pack Network® website.
Trails to Tailgates
Enjoy cocktails at the beautiful and historic Lucky Hill Farm before taking a short hike with Stroud Center scientists to the Stroud Preserve to learn about a six-year project in partnership with the Rodale Institute.
EnviroDIY Sensor Station User Group Gathering
The theme for this user group meeting will be using Monitor My Watershed. All sensor station users in the Delaware River Basin are welcome to attend.
Taxonomic Workshop: Aquatic Hemiptera/Heteroptera, the True Bugs
The SAFIT workshop this year will focus on the aquatic Hemiptera/Heteroptera and will be presented by Dan Polhemus of the Bishop Museum, Honolulu, Hawaii.
From Land to Stream: Middle and High School Educator Workshop (Millersville)
Bring nature into your classroom! This workshop in Millersville, PA, will focus on lessons and activities for environmental education on a middle and secondary level from Stroud Water Research Center and Pennsylvania State Parks, including activities from the nationally acclaimed Project WILD and Project WET curricula.
From Land to Stream: Middle and High School Educator Workshop (Kutztown)
Bring nature into your classroom! This workshop in Kutztown, PA, will focus on lessons and activities for environmental education on a middle and high school level from Stroud Water Research Center and Pennsylvania State Parks, including activities from the nationally acclaimed Project WILD and Project WET curricula.
Scientist on Tap
John Jackson, Ph.D., and Lamonte Garber will discuss the health and restoration efforts of Valley Creek and the surrounding watersheds while we enjoy locally made Victory beer.
We’ll demonstrate site features and functionality and cover how this open educational resource can be used to support macroinvertebrate identification training with volunteers and students to improve confidence, accuracy, and engagement.