Past Events

MWEE Workshop for School Administrators

Stroud Water Research Center 970 Spencer Road, Avondale, PA

Are you a K-12 school administrator passionate about supporting watershed education? Become a Meaningful Watershed Educational Experience Ambassador!


Return of the STREAM Girls!


We're bringing the STREAM to the screen during Return of the STREAM Girls, FREE virtual evenings for tweens and teens who previously participated in any STREAM Girls program anywhere in Pennsylvania!


[CANCELED] Return of the STREAM Girls!

The Wednesday program has been CANCELED due to low interest in the weekday program option. The program will only be offered on Sunday.


Smart Talk About Road Salt

Join the conversation as WITF “Smart Talk” host Scott LaMar talks with Senior Research Scientist John Jackson, Ph.D., about the trouble with road salt.

Forever Chemicals in Our Water: Threats and Solutions

Celebrate International Day of Women and Girls in Science by joining us for the first episode of the 2022 Science Seminar Series, "What’s In Our Streams and Rivers: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly."


Celebrate World Water Day

Celebrate World Water Day with the unveiling of our new Watershed Education Mobile Lab and FREE freshwater fun for the whole family!


Earth Day Volunteer Event

Celebrate Earth Day with Stroud Water Research Center and Victory Brewing Company by helping with spring maintenance tasks on riparian buffer plantings along Buck Run. All ages are welcome!


Virtual Silent Auction Fore Fresh Water


From jewelry to great adventures, we've got you covered! The auction will open on Monday, April 25 at 5 p.m. and close on Thursday, April 28 at 7:30 p.m.

Willowdale Steeplechase

Whether you’re a horse enthusiast or just like spending a fun day with family and friends in the beautiful countryside, it’s time to make plans for the Willowdale Steeplechase!

Trout Unlimited STREAM Girls Program

Stroud Water Research Center 970 Spencer Road, Avondale, PA

Join Stroud Water Research Center and Trout Unlimited this spring for STREAM Girls, an outdoor watershed experience that combines science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM) with recreational fly-fishing to empower today's girls to become tomorrow's leaders.


Brandywine River ShadFest

Join over 20 environmental organizations for a family-friendly spring festival celebrating the return of the American shad in the Brandywine River.


Water + Science = Beer

Enjoy a conversation with the co-founders of Victory Brewing Company and Stroud Center scientists as we talk about clean fresh water and its importance in the creation of great beer!


Stream Care Workday

Help take care of our streamsides across Lancaster County! We will be planting trees, weeding, and tending to native plantings.


Getting Hands-On Integrating Environmental Education

Join us for a full day workshop to work through the Meaningful Watershed Educational Experiences framework while furthering your own knowledge of environmental literacy and stewardship.


Sips & Science on Boathouse Row

Vesper Boat Club 10 Kelly Drive, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Come mingle with friends and renowned freshwater scientists for a discussion of the health of the Schuylkill River and the Clean Water Act.


Roaring Twenties Soirée for Rivers

Urban Outfitters Headquarters at The Navy Yard 5000 S. Broad Street, Building 543, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Wear your best Gatsby attire and enjoy a special evening of cocktails, nibbles, and cooking as we celebrate the intersection of food and water in a unique setting.

Wild & Scenic Film Festival 2022

Myrick Conservation Center 1760 Unionville-Wawaset Road, West Chester, Pennsylvania

Mark your calendars for the 15th Annual Trail Creek Outfitters Wild and Scenic Film Festival to benefit the Stroud Center and Brandywine Red Clay Alliance!

$10 – $25

The Power of Water at Longwood Gardens

Longwood Gardens 1001 Longwood Rd, Kennett Square, PA

Join John Jackson, Ph.D., and Matthew Ehrhart for an eye-opening discussion on the importance of water in our landscapes, our regions, and beyond.

Science Seminar: Nature’s Best Hope

Stroud Water Research Center 970 Spencer Road, Avondale, PA

Learn how to create landscapes that enhance local ecosystems rather than degrade them and how this Homegrown National Park will provide vital corridors connecting the few natural areas that remain.


Meaningful Watershed Educational Experiences Ambassador Workshop

John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge 8601 Lindbergh Blvd., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Join us outdoors to engage in a hands-on learning experience while developing the skills to integrate MWEE into your classrooms and schools.


HerStory in STREAM

A free, four-part (November, January, March, and June) program empowering today's girls in freshwater science, technology, recreation, engineering, art, and math (STREAM).


Getting Hands-On Integrating Environmental Education

Stroud Water Research Center 970 Spencer Road, Avondale, PA

See what 3d teaching and learning looks and feels like as we align to new PA state standards for science and environmental literacy.


Fish and Wildlife Management Hybrid Merit Badge Program

Scouts BSA Chester County Council's PARC 1 Scouting Way, Exton, Pennsylvania

The Education Department at Stroud Water Research Center is excited to offer this merit badge program in hybrid (virtual and in-person) format.