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Stroud Science Seminar

Where Has All the Water Gone? Water Scarcity in a Water-Rich World

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Wednesday, July 6
at Stroud Water Research Center
Doors open at 6:00 p.m. for tours and light refreshments.
Lecture begins at 6:30 p.m. and, following Q&A, concludes by 8:00 p.m.
Event is FREE and open to the public.

Aquatic biologist Stephen Golladay, Ph.D. from the J.W. Jones Ecological Research Center in Georgia will discuss how climate trends affect ecological processes and aquatic communities, the effects that people and their activities have on our freshwater systems, and the importance of aquatic invertebrates and freshwater mussels to the health of our streams.

The lower Flint River in Georgia, where most of Golladay’s work is based, is home to the highest diversity of fish in any Gulf Coast drainage east of the Mississippi and has many other rare species, such as the Halloween darter and five federally protected mussel species.

This area is also the epicenter of a 20+ year water dispute between Georgia, Florida, and Alabama. It is located centrally in the historic range of the longleaf pine forest, one of the most imperiled forests in North America.

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


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Science Seminar Series
Hits the Road

Saturday, August 20
Doors open at 7 p.m. Lecture begins at 7:30 p.m.
at Dogfish 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 Brewery to celebrate off-centered ales and clean fresh water.

Learn about Stroud Center’s research and collaborations throughout Delaware while enjoying great beer and delicious noshes from our friends at Dogfish.

Limited space. Please reserve your seat now!

Questions? Contact Jessica Provinski, jprovinski@stroudcenter.org or 610-268-2153 ext. 288

$5 per person

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

$15 per family

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Dan Janzen in Costa Rica

Stroud Science Seminar

Friday, September 9
at Stroud Water Research Center

Featuring Daniel Janzen, Ph.D.

Daniel H. Janzen and his wife and research partner, Winifred Hallwachs, have dedicated their lives to studying, restoring and protecting tropical forests. Their groundbreaking work pioneered a new era in ecological restoration, most notably in the creation of the Area de Conservacion Guanacaste in northwestern Costa Rica. At 410,000 acres, this reserve is one of the largest protected areas in Central America and contains four distinct ecosystems.

Janzen is DiMaura Professor of Conservation Biology, University of Pennsylvania, and Technical Advisor to Area de Conservación Guanacaste. He 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.


Autumn stream

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 $50 per person
Includes wine, beer, live music, and hors d’oeuvres from local favorites

Sponsored by:

Fusco Enterprises
The Tri-M Group
Mr. and Mrs. Michael Moran

Thank you to our in-kind donors:
Portabello’s
Talula’s Table