The Center’s Education Department interprets the research of our scientists with the goal of motivating the public to become responsible stewards of freshwater resources.
Programs are multidisciplinary and oriented to a wide audience including watershed advocacy groups, teachers, young adults, and children.
Workshops are held at Stroud Water Research Center unless otherwise noted. Please dress for the outdoors. Space is limited.
Paddling the Brandywine: Searching for Macroinvertebrates
Saturday, June 22, 10 a.m.–3 p.m. Bring lunch
Location: Meet at Wilderness Canoe Trips in Wilmington, DE; they will bus the group to the put-in location.
Registration fee: Workshop is full! Thank you!
Paddle a canoe from the Brandywine River Museum to Thompson’s Bridge with a stop at Point Lookout beach. Join Vivian Williams from Stroud Water Research Center where we will investigate life in the water and take some time for creative expression as we enjoy a day on the river.
Sponsored by the Point Lookout Farmlife and Water Preserve Foundation.
Origami Dragonfly Workshop
Saturday, July 13, 9 a.m.–12 p.m.
Location: Bucktoe Creek Preserve (432 Sharp Road, Avondale, PA 19311)
Registration fee: $10; $5 for Land Conservancy of Southern Chester County members.
Learn about macroinvertebrates, specifically dragonflies, and their importance to the surrounding ecosystem. Take time for creative expression by creating origami dragonflies. Led by Vivian Williams of Stroud Water Research Center.