Event Calendar

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Events at a Glance:

For more information, call 610-268-2153, ext. 288 or email jprovinski@stroudcenter.org.

Stroud Center Water Research Turns 50 in 2017!

Save these dates to celebrate with us.

May 22: Fore Fresh Water Golf Outing at Fieldstone Golf Club
June 11: Road Rally starting at the Stroud Center
August 23: Outdoor Movie Night
September 30: The Water’s Edge and 50th Anniversary Gala at the Stroud Center


Stroud Uncorked

Stroud Uncorked

Friday, September 30
7:00–9:30 p.m.
at Stroud Water Research Center

Spend an autumn evening on Stroud Center’s campus to celebrate freshwater research, environmental education, and watershed restoration.

Tickets include wine, beer, live music by Sidepiece Acoustic Duo, and hors d’oeuvres from local favorites.

Thanks to our sponsors!

Beer and Beakers
Mr. and Mrs. Michael Moran

Liquor and Labs
GreenWeaver Landscapes
The Tri-M Group

Mulled Cider
Fusco Enterprises
Red Hound Stables

Stroud Superstar
Ted Passyn

Individual Tickets

$50 per person

Stroud Superstar

$200, includes two tickets and name recognition

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Tapas and Treats
Archie’s | Bravo Pizza | Classic Cookies | Éclat Chocolate | The Farm at Doe Run | The Farmhouse Restaurant at Loch Nairn Golf Course | Landhope Farms | Natalie’s Fine Foods | Portabello’s | Sovana Bistro | Talula’s Table | The Whip Tavern

Brews and Booze
Kennett Brewing Company | Galer Estates and Vineyard | Tröeg’s Brewery | Tito’s Vodka

Raffle donors

Anchor life + fitness | The Farm at Oxford | Giggy Bites | Logical Living, LLC | Longwood Gardens | Red Hound Stables | Sky Zone | Terrain | Turner & Co. | Wilson Vineyard | Yoga Secrets


Free Webinar: WikiWatershed Toolkit For Educators

Wednesday, October 12
3:30 p.m. EST

Stroud Center’s WikiWatershed website offers teachers, citizens, and professionals a suite of useful online and hands-on tools to promote freshwater stewardship.

This webinar will introduce WikiWatershed and then focus on the Model My Watershed web app, which demonstrates the effects of land use and best management practices on your local streams and watersheds.

This webinar will be appropriate for middle and high school teachers, non-formal educators, and citizen science groups.

Sign up below and you will receive an email with the video conference information closer to the date! Questions? Email Tara at tmuenz@stroudcenter.org

Register now
Volunteer planting trees

Volunteer Tree Plantings

Help us plant streamside forests to protect Buck Run Creek!

Friday, October 14
First planting: 9:00 a.m.–noon
Second planting: 1:00-4:00 p.m.
Coatesville, Pa. (Exact location and directions will be emailed to you.)

Save your spot

Groups welcome; car pooling encouraged. Bring gloves and shovels if you have them!

Dress for the worst weather, but expect the best.

Questions? Call Rebecca at 610-268-2153, ext. 296


Exterior view of The Union League

Science Seminar Series at The Union League of Philadelphia

Sponsored by Axalta

Wednesday, October 19
5:30–7:30 p.m.

at The Union League of Philadelphia

Lecture begins at 6:15 p.m.

The Union League is a coat and tie establishment for gentlemen and comparable attire for women.

John Jackson, Ph.D., Senior Entomology Scientist, and Matt Ehrhart, Director of Watershed Restoration, will discuss the Stroud Center’s work throughout the Delaware River Basin, including our role in the Delaware River Watershed Initiative (DRWI), an unprecedented collaboration of more than 50 nonprofits to protect and restore water quality.

From New York to Delaware, the Stroud Center’s research and restoration throughout the Delaware River Basin is instrumental in shaping the future of fresh water in our region.

$5 per person

(To reserve more than three seats,
use the family reservation button)

$15 per family

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The Water’s Edge
Photo of Jonathan Jarvis

Photo courtesy of the National Park Service

Thursday, November 3, 6:30–9 p.m.
The Conservatory at Longwood Gardens

Each year Stroud Water Research Center hosts The Water’s Edge gala in celebration of our most precious resource — water.

This special evening allows us to bring together our friends and neighbors whose support is critical to our endeavors.

Please join us for this very special event. Following a cocktail reception, the 2016 Stroud Award for Freshwater Excellence will be presented to the National Park Service and its director, Jonathan Jarvis, for his support of this country’s natural resources and in honor of the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service, which has done so much to preserve and protect freshwater resources. Read more

After remarks by the guest of honor, a sumptuous dinner will be served on the Fern Floor.

Presented by

Wilmington Trust

Premiere Sponsors
Fresh Start Development | Alice and Rod Moorhead

Lead Sponsors
Axalta Coating Systems | Cabot-Kjellerup Foundation | The Curran Foundation | DuPont | Dick and Meg Hayne | Mr. and Mrs. Michael Moran

Key Sponsors
BNY Mellon Wealth Management | Brown Advisory | Colonial Pipeline | Fair Play Foundation | Franny and Franny Abbott | Phoebe Driscoll | Gawthrop Greenwood, PC | Glatfelter Insurance Group | Hankin Group | Anne Stroud Hannum | Stephen and Mayra Stroud | Mr. and Mrs. W.B. Dixon Stroud Jr. | Scott Wisman

Proceeds from The Water’s Edge support our freshwater research, environmental education, and watershed restoration programs.

Lead Sponsorship
$10,000

Reserved full table for 10 guests
plus these benefits

Key Sponsorship
$5,000

Reserved half table for 6 guests
plus these benefits

Friend of the Stroud Center
$500

Reserved seat for one individual

Young Friend of the Stroud Center
$200

Reserved seat for one individual, age 21-40

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