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September 2017

Patch Design Contest

Stroud™ Water Research Center’s Education Department is developing an activity patch for use in its Boy Scout, Girl Scout, and other youth programs, and invites YOU to submit a design!

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Introduction to the Rock Pack Experiment

Join Tara Muenz, Assistant Director of Education, and Lindsey Albertson, Ph.D., Montana State University researcher and Stroud Center alumna, for a free hands-on workshop, complete with materials for you to take home.

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Watershed Restoration Volunteer Day

Volunteers will help measure trees and record data from an experiment this spring. This study is part of a federal grant that resulted from the devastation that followed Hurricane Sandy. Hurricanes and other extreme water events teach us that we need our headwaters and small first order streams to absorb water to reduce the force and rate of water discharge during storms.

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October 2017

Fall Tree Planting I

Help the Stroud Center restore our local streams by planting trees. Healthy forests are essential to the life-support systems of our streams. Trees filter contaminants before they reach the water, stabilize the stream bank, and provide food, shade, and habitat for fish and wildlife!

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Fore Fresh Water Golf Outing

Spend a day on the greens Fore Fresh Water as we tee off for our second annual golf outing.
Presenting Sponsor: Buttonwood Farms
Putting Green Sponsor: Colonial Pipeline
Lunch Sponsor: BNY Mellon Wealth Management

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Fall Tree Planting II

Help the Stroud Center restore our local streams by planting trees. Healthy forests are essential to the life-support systems of our streams. Trees filter contaminants before they reach the water, stabilize the stream bank, and provide food, shade, and habitat for fish and wildlife!

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October Education Open House

Gather in our Moorhead Environmental Complex to meet our educators and learn about our boots-in-the water approach to environmental education. Teachers, students, scout leaders, parents, water professionals, and the general public are welcome!

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Science Seminar Series: Buffers, Wetlands, and Spreaders, Oh My!

Join us to learn about the extensive restoration efforts taking place throughout the White Clay Creek watershed.

Sponsored by: PECO and Octoraro Native Plant Nursery
Beverages donated by: Victory Brewing Company

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November 2017

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.

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50 and Fabulous Party

The Stroud Center is celebrating fifty years of freshwater research, education, and restoration while throwing it back to the year we were founded. Join us for a fun party highlighting the Beatles, the Mod era, and all things 1967 as we take a look at our work over the past 50 years.

“Brown Eyed Girl” Sponsor: Employee Benefit Specialists
“I’m a Believer” Sponsor: Gunnip and Company

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November Education Open House

Gather in our Moorhead Environmental Complex to meet our educators, see sample activities in our state-of-the-art indoor classroom, and learn about our boots-in-the water approach to environmental education. Teachers, students, scout leaders, parents, water professionals, and the general public are welcome!

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Science Seminar Series: What’s Lurking in Your Watershed?

Learn the good, bad, and ugly about the microorganisms that may be found in your watershed. This eye-opening lecture will serve to help you better understand your watershed and how we can ensure clean, fresh water for our watershed.

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