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$1 Million Challenge Grant to Benefit the Bernard W. Sweeney, Ph.D., Executive Director's Fund
$1 Million Challenge Grant to Benefit the Bernard W. Sweeney, Ph.D., Executive Director’s Fund
Honoring Bern’s long career at the Stroud Center while ensuring the legacy of his dedication to global research, education, and ... Read More
American Rivers Receives Stroud Award for Freshwater Excellence
American Rivers Receives Stroud Award for Freshwater Excellence
In 2018 alone, American Rivers removed 13 outdated dams, restored more than 400 miles of rivers, and protected more than ... Read More
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Stroud, PECO, and Kennett Schools Bring STEM to Students
The after-school program provided students with safe, structured, meaningful, and fun activities that promote learning and growth at no cost to ... Read More
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“The Lay of the Land: Healthy Soil, Healthy Water” Film Premiere
The 26-minute documentary film, produced by Natural Light Films of Lancaster, tells how local farmers are growing better crops while ... Read More
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Award-Winning Author to Speak on Wild and Scenic Rivers
Join acclaimed photographer and author Tim Palmer as he inspires the audience with his stories and photos in celebration of the Wild ... Read More
Axalta All-Pro Teachers logo with Philadelphia Eagles logo
Axalta, the Philadelphia Eagles, and Stroud Water Research Center Celebrate All-Pro Teachers with a Day of STEM in the Stream
Teachers experienced STEM education in a real-world setting giving them the tools to cultivate the next generation of freshwater stewards ... Read More
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Amazon Names the Stroud Center’s Model My Watershed a “City on a Cloud Innovation Challenge” Winner
The Stroud Center was one of three winners in the Partners in Innovation category, along with Utility Associates and University ... Read More
Grand prize winner at the 2018 Road Rally for Fresh Water
Car Enthusiasts Explore Chester County Watersheds in Support of Clean Fresh Water
The rain didn't stop the second annual Road Rally as drivers counted bodies of water and restoration sites while answering ... Read More
Volunteers Plant Nearly 1,000 Trees for National Volunteer Week
Volunteers Plant Nearly 1,000 Trees for National Volunteer Week
Stroud Water Research Center restored 2.75 acres along two swales that transport rain water into a major tributary of the Brandywine ... Read More
"Muddy Boots Fund" Created to Benefit Boy Scouts and Stroud Center
“Muddy Boots Fund” Created to Benefit Boy Scouts and Stroud Center
As a result of a generous gift from brothers Greg, Barry, Keith, and Ray Bentley, the Chester County Council Boy ... Read More
Rodale Institute, Stroud Water Research Center, Announce Innovative Partnership to Curb Ag Runoff Across 4 States
Rodale Institute, Stroud Water Research Center, Announce Innovative Partnership to Curb Ag Runoff Across 4 States
Supported with a nearly $6 million grant from the William Penn Foundation, the partners begin a new 6-year project to ... Read More
New Chocolate Bar Funds Water Charity
New Chocolate Bar Funds Water Charity
Éclat Chocolate, whose chocolates were named best in America by Bon Appétit, has released a new chocolate bar to support ... Read More
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