Events at a Glance:
- Science Seminar Series Hits the Road to Dogfish Head Craft Brewery, Saturday, August 20
- Stroud Science Seminar with Daniel Janzen, Ph.D., Friday, September 9
- Stroud Uncorked, Friday, September 30
- Volunteer Tree Plantings, Friday, October 14
- Science Seminar Series at The Union League of Philadelphia, Wednesday, October 19
- The Water’s Edge, Featuring the Presentation of the Stroud Award for Freshwater Excellence, Thursday, November 3
For more information, call 610-268-2153, ext. 288 or email email@example.com.
Science, Beer, and the Beach!
Saturday, August 20
Doors open at 7 p.m. Lecture begins at 7:30 p.m.
at Dogfish Head Craft Brewery, 6 Village Center Boulevard, Milton, Delaware 19968
Do you know about our work in coastal Delaware? Head to the beach to join us at Dogfish Head Craft Brewery to celebrate off-centered ales and clean fresh water.
Learn about the Stroud Center’s research and collaborations throughout Delaware while enjoying great beer and delicious noshes from our friends at Dogfish Head Craft Brewery.
Limited space. Please reserve your seat now!
Questions? Contact Jessica Provinski, firstname.lastname@example.org or 610-268-2153 ext. 288
Stroud Science Seminar
Tropical Conversations: From Jungle to Forests, From Costa Rica to the Stroud Center
Friday, September 9
at Stroud Water Research Center
Featuring Daniel Janzen, Ph.D.
Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for light refreshments.
Lecture begins at 7:00 p.m. and, following Q&As, it concludes by 8:15 p.m.
Event is FREE and open to the public.
Visiting scientist, Dan Janzen, Ph.D., is DiMaura Professor of Conservation Biology, University of Pennsylvania and Technical Advisor to Área de Conservación Guanacaste. Janzen will talk about conservation through biodiversity development, and why what happens in Costa Rica matters to the rest of the world.
Janzen is a tropical ecologist and biodiversity conservationist with 59 years of field experience and 466 scientific papers and books, all focused on the interactions of tropical animals and plants, and for the past 25 years, on their permanent in-situ conservation as well.
He is a world-level authority on the taxonomy and biology of tropical caterpillars, and is a member of the US and the Costa Rican National Academy of Sciences.
Friday, September 30
at Stroud Water Research Center
Spend an autumn evening on Stroud Center’s campus to celebrate freshwater research, environmental education, and watershed restoration.
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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.)
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
Science Seminar Series at The Union League of Philadelphia
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 Research Scientist and head of the Entomology group, and Matt Ehrhart, Director of Watershed Restoration, will discuss the Stroud Center’s role in the Delaware River Watershed Initiative (DRWI).
The DRWI is an unprecedented collaboration to protect and restore water quality. More than 50 leading nonprofits have joined together to accelerate conservation in eight regions of the Delaware River watershed. Informed by science, the DRWI aligns priorities for land protection and restoration projects in these ecologically significant areas. Scientists extensively assess water quality impacts at more than 300 sites and conservation organizations amplify their effectiveness by sharing results. Learn more at www.drwi.net
Sponsored by Axalta
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.
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Proceeds from The Water’s Edge support our freshwater research, environmental education, and watershed restoration programs.