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Vintage cars after the road rally.
Drivers Rally for Fresh Water
Car enthusiasts supported clean water on an 80-mile scenic journey in Chester and Lancaster counties.
Bern Sweeney and David Arscott wearing waders and standing in White Clay Creek.
Arscott Takes Reins as Stroud Center’s Executive Director
Stroud Center promotes Dave Arscott to executive director and Bern Sweeney to distinguished research scientist.
David Arscott and Matt Ehrhart accept the 2017 Pennsylvania Governor's Award for WikiWatershed.
Award-Winning Web Toolkit Helps Protect Fresh Water
The WikiWatershed toolkit was awarded the 2017 Governor's Award for Environmental Excellence by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection.
A child plants a tree in a riparian buffer.
Volunteers Plant 1,140 Trees for National Volunteer Week
The Stroud Center celebrated National Volunteer Week with help from Exelon Generation, BB&T, Cheshire Hunt Conservancy, Colonial Pipeline, Dansko, Hugh Lofting Timber Framing, and local community members.
Eagle Scout Payton Shonk
Eagle Scout Honored for Design of Outdoor Education Kiosk
Payton Shonk was honored for his Eagle Scout project, an education kiosk, at the Stroud Center's dedication of a new outdoor classroom.
Rocky Mountains.
Celebrating National Park Service’s Commitment to Fresh Water
Director Jarvis reflected upon the NPS's focus on the future as it enters its second century stewarding our country’s natural and historic resources.
Students from Serviam Academy walk on a footbridge across White Clay Creek.
Fostering Community Partnerships Through STEM Education
Students from Serviam Girls Academy spent a day learning about water-quality indicators as part of the Stroud Center’s award-winning stream ecology program.
Three individuals taking samples in a stream.
C-SAW Offers Free Assistance for Cleaner Water Resources
Conservation orgs may receive free technical assistance from the Consortium for Scientific Assistance to Watersheds through a Growing Greener grant.
Jonathan Jarvis of the National Parks Service.
National Park Service Director Jonathan Jarvis to Receive SAFE Award
On the centennial anniversary of one of America’s greatest treasures, the SAFE Water Award will be presented to the National Park Service and its director, Jonathan Jarvis.
People being trained to identify aquatic macroinvertebrates.
Volunteers to Monitor Threats to Water for 15 Million People
Stroud Center Receives $2.5 Million Grant to Boost Citizen-Science Water-Quality Monitoring in Delaware River Basin.
Three crayfish in a dish of water.
Crayfish May Help Restore Dirty Streams, Study Finds
Stroud Water Research Center study finds crayfish may benefit insects, reduce sediment settling in impaired streams.
Punakha Dzong Marina in Bhutan.
Clean, Fresh Water Essential to Bhutan’s Gross National Happiness
Stroud Water Research Center and Waterkeeper Alliance will help the tiny Himalayan nation test and monitor its freshwater resources.