Event Calendar

Upcoming Events at a Glance


FREE Workshop

Manure Management Workshop

Tuesday, December 2, 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Stroud Water Research Center

Who: Any/all livestock farm operators within the Red and White Clay Watersheds of Chester County

The purpose of this workshop is to inform operators of regulations regarding manure management including Pennsylvania Department of Enviromental Protection’s (PA DEP) Chapter 91.

The workshop will also provide guidance in developing a plan utilizing the Manure Management Plan Manual and will address the management of livestock manure in a cost-effective and environmentally sensitive manner.

Following the manure management portion of the workshop, Stroud Water Research Center will provide a short presentation on the role of streamside forest buffers in protecting water quality and how they can be a new source of farmer income.

Time permitting, there will also be a tour and discussion of Stroud’s research. Light refreshments and snacks will be provided.

Please RSVP to the CCCD by contacting Benjamin Drover at 610-925-4920, ext. 120, bdrover@chesco.org. To RSVP in writing, download the registration form and mail it to:

Chester County Conservation District
688 Unionvillle Road, Suite 200
Kennett Square PA 19348

Sponsored by: United Water of Delaware. Presented by Chester County Conservation District and Stroud Water Research Center.


Kids’ Program

Photo: RM Bulseco, Wikimedia Commons

Moonlit Stream Stomp

Saturday, December 6. TWO starting times to choose from: 5 p.m. and 7 p.m.
For ages 8-14 years old; $5 per child.
Starting location: Stroud Water Research Center behind the Moorhead Environmental Complex.

Have you ever been in the woods at night in wintertime, hiking along a creek?

There is a whole world to explore!

Join Stroud’s Education Program Manager for a moonlit stomp along a gorgeous stretch of the White Clay Creek. You will be excited to see in the dark using sounds, smells, and the moon to lead the way!

This night hike will conclude with a campfire, s’mores, and hot chocolate! Yum!

Sorry, but the Streamside Stomp is for children only. Adults are welcome to join us around the campfire sipping on cocoa until the hike is completed.

Please wear sturdy shoes (boots are preferred) & warm clothes (hats, scarves and gloves).

Registration and payment of $5 per child is required by December 3.


To pay by check, please send $5 per ticket by December 3 to:

Stroud Water Research Center
Attn: Tara Muenz
970 Spencer Road
Avondale PA 19311

Questions? Contact Tara Muenz, (610) 268-2153, ext. 301, tmuenz@stroudcenter.org