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Future of Water

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The scarcity of drinking water is beginning to capture the world’s attention but a radical source of water might just be found in one of Earth’s driest places.

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Scouts From 12 Troops Tackle Hybrid Merit Badge Program

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Stroud Water Research Center educators hosted their second hybrid merit badge program for Scouts BSA this fall using an improved online learning platform.

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Making Connections: PA Department of Education STEELS Standards and the MWEE

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Join colleagues from across Pennsylvania to engage with the new standards and explore connections to the Meaningful Watershed Education Experience.

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Watershed Education Mobile Lab Advances Environmental Literacy

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Students and educators in the Shenandoah Valley explored watershed science with our mobile lab, learning how their actions impact the Chesapeake Bay.

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First Resource Bank Boosts Its Support of Education Programming

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Thanks to First Resource Bank for their $3,500 donation to our environmental education program through an Earned Income Tax Credit contribution.

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Celebrate World Water Day // Celebramos el Día Mundial del Agua

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Families and community members will engage in many hands-on activities including the discovery of live “stream bugs,” stream ecology videos under our pavilion, a special bilingual picture book reading in our streamside forest, and an electrofishing demonstration in White Clay Creek.

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Community Engagement: Guidelines for Excellence Workshop

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Learn about the structure and development process of the NAAEE Community Engagement: Guidelines for Excellence and how to apply them to your own work.

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Water Protectors: Celebrating the Seneca Nation’s Efforts to Strengthen the Next Generation of Freshwater Stewards

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Stroud Center educators worked with Seneca Nation leaders on meaningful freshwater education concepts to empower their citizens to improve their tribal waterways.

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[Virtual Educator Workshop] Improving Schoolyards for Outdoor Environmental Education and Stewardship

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Learn directly from participating teachers and Stroud Center education staff about a collaborative approach to creating outdoor learning spaces on school campuses.

Getting Hands-On Integrating Environmental Education

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