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Employment Opportunity: Director of Marketing and Communications
Employment Opportunity: Director of Marketing and Communications
This newly created position represents a unique opportunity to shape the brand, messaging, and marketing strategy of a highly respected and impactful nonprofit organization influencing the future of fresh water.
Summer Internship Opportunity: Entomology
Summer Internship Opportunity: Entomology
We’re seeking current or recently graduated science majors to serve as laboratory assistants in a biological water-quality analysis of sites in the Schuylkill and Delaware River basins.
First Resource Bank Boosts Its Support of Education Programming
First Resource Bank Boosts Its Support of Education Programming
Thanks to First Resource Bank for their $3,500 donation to our environmental education program through a Earned Income Tax Credit contribution.
Children dip their hands into a tub of river water with freshwater clams.
Water Protectors: Celebrating the Seneca Nation’s Efforts to Strengthen the Next Generation of Freshwater Stewards
Stroud Center educators worked with Seneca Nation leaders on meaningful freshwater education concepts to empower their citizens to improve their tribal waterways.
Sylvie Randall examines a tiny catfish in a sample vessel.
The Tiny Things We Cannot See: Sylvie Randall Explores the Threats and Promises of Microbes
“Everyone uses science whether they know it or not,” says Randall. And it’s needed to tackle the world’s greatest challenges.
Nature's Best Hope Science Seminar Featuring Doug Tallamy, Ph.D.
We Are Nature’s Best Hope: An Interview with Doug Tallamy
The scientist, author, and native plants advocate recently described how replacing lawn is necessary for supporting wildlife and food production.
Publication title with image of a mayfly
Arsenic and mercury distribution in an aquatic food chain: importance of femtoplankton and picoplankton filtration fractions
Alowaifeer, A.M., S. Clingenpeel, J. Kan, P.E. Bigelow, M. Yoshinaga, B. Bothner, and T.R. McDermott. 2022. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, early online access.
Michael Mann receives 2022 Stroud Award for Freshwater Excellence from Executive Director David Arscott.
Stroud Water Research Center Honors Michael E. Mann, Ph.D., Leading Climate Scientist and Author
To share his knowledge and warn the public about climate change, Mann has authored more than 200 peer-reviewed and edited publications, numerous op-eds and commentaries, and five books.
How to Properly Install Bird Nets on Tree Shelters
How to Properly Install Bird Nets on Tree Shelters
Learn how to install nets to prevent cavity-nesting birds from being trapped while allowing the young tree to grow out of the shelter without being entangled.
Plan Your Legacy
Plan Your Legacy
When you make an estate plan and include a gift to the Stroud Center, the ripple effect of your action will preserve fresh water for generations to come. 
Aerial image of reforestation efforts along the east branch of White Clay Creek from 1937 to 2015.
How Data Can Help Win the Fight Against Climate Change
Stroud Center scientists are amassing long-term data on streams and rivers that will help build resilience against the impacts of climate change.
Adventuring in the waterfalls of the highlands of Puerto Rico.
Around the World With Kathryn Metzker
As the Stroud Center’s new watershed education specialist, Kathryn Metzker has come full circle since she first visited White Clay Creek with her classmates when she was 12.