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Rebecca Duczkowski

Assistant Director of Donor Relations and Watershed Restoration Assistant
Jessica Provinski

Jessica Provinski

Director of Development
Nicole Wickenhauser

Nicole Wickenhauser

Director of Strategic Partnerships and Institutional Advancement

Development News

2014 Stroud Award for Freshwater Excellence sculpture for Robert F. Kennedy Jr.
Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. Honored at Water’s Edge Gala
For his involvement in the Waterkeeper Alliance, his work as an environmental attorney, and for authoring books, articles, and lectures about the sources and impacts of stream and river pollution,
Rod Moorhead, Kathleen Sullivan, and Bern Sweeney at the Water's Edge gala.
NOAA Leaders Sullivan, Lubchenco Honored for Freshwater Stewardship
Jane Lubchenco, former Under Secretary of Commerce for the National Oceans and Atmosphere Administration (NOAA), and Kathryn Sullivan, Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere and NOAA Administrator received
Jen Mosher sampling a tributary of Biscuit Brook, Neversink Watershed, New York.
UpStream Newsletter, February 2013
Meet Jen Mosher, Post-Doctoral Associate: As one of the Stroud Center’s post-doctoral researchers, exploring the outdoors is in Mosher's job description, and she wouldn’t have it any other way.
Rafa Morales, station manager at Maritza Biological Station in Costa Rica, with Jamie Blaine, author.
UpStream Newsletter, Fall 2012
Talking About Rafa --Maritza’s Manager In Words and Pictures: Rafa Morales was hired to collect macroinvertebrates at Maritza Biological Station in Costa Rica. A year later, he was in charge
The exterior of the Moorhead Environmental Complex at dusk.
UpStream Newsletter, Summer 2012
The Moorhead Environmental Complex -- Sharing Stroud Science Starts Here: The board of directors cut the ribbon on a new building for environmental education and public outreach that models sustainable
J. Denis Newbold, Ph.D., at his desk
UpStream Newsletter, Spring 2012
A Seeker of the Truth: Denis Newbold, Ph.D., holds both strong political beliefs and an absolute commitment to scientific rigor, not an easy place to be when science is under