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

Stroud Water Research Center 970 Spencer Road, Avondale

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

Free!

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

Stroud Water Research Center 970 Spencer Road, Avondale

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.

Free!

Presentation at the Philadelphia Water Summit

Forty-six years years after the passage of the Clean Water Act, the speakers will discuss why we still have clean water crises in the United States, how to forge meaningful connections to the natural world among young urbanites, how floating wetlands in urban rivers can reduce water pollution, and so much more.

Penn State Water Insights Seminar

Attend in person or online! Stroud Center associate scientist, Melinda Daniels, Ph.D., will showcase a demonstration watershed restoration effort funded following Hurricane Sandy.

Science Seminar: Climate Change and Our Watershed

Stroud Water Research Center 970 Spencer Road, Avondale

Sponsored by Citadel Federal Credit Union
Join Diana Oviedo-Vargas, Ph.D., as she explores the role of streams and rivers in the global carbon cycle. Learn about greenhouse gas emissions from our waters, their feedbacks on climate, and how the work of Stroud Center’s scientists can help us understand and mitigate some of the consequences of the changing climate on aquatic ecosystems.

World Water Day Celebration

Stroud Water Research Center 970 Spencer Road, Avondale

Sponsored by Chester County Community Foundation and Exelon Generation
Brian Richter, president of Sustainable Waters, will discuss how threats to our water future can be ameliorated with bold and concerted action on the part of governments, city leaders, and farmers.

Brown Bag Lecture: Invasive Spotted Lanternfly

Stroud Water Research Center 970 Spencer Road, Avondale

Sponsored by Solitude Lake Management
Bring your own lunch and join us to learn about this threat. Early detection is vital for the protection of Pennsylvania forests and agriculture.

A Pioneer in Science: The Conestoga Study and the Woman Behind It

The Ware Center 42 North Prince Street, Lancaster

Sponsored by Millersville University Watershed Education Training Institute
Dr. Ruth Patrick was a visionary ecologist, a champion of environmental protection, and a mentor and inspiration to future scientists for more than seventy years.

Brown Bag Luncheon: Science Talks from 2019 SFS Conference

Stroud Water Research Center 970 Spencer Road, Avondale

Bring your lunch and join us for a review of our scientists’ presentations from the 2019 Society for Freshwater Science annual meeting in Salt Lake City.

Perils of Plastic: 2019 Joan and Dick Stroud Memorial Lecture

Stroud Water Research Center 970 Spencer Road, Avondale

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

Better Gardens, Better Soils

Virtual

Learn how you can spend less time weeding, have a productive garden, and improve water quality and soil health in your backyard!