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Stroud Water Research Center

Published in UpStream Newsletter, Vol. 2015, Issue 2, April 2015
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Remembering John Taylor

John H. Taylor Jr., a career journalist who served on Stroud Water Research Center’s board of directors since June 2009, died on April 4 after a tough battle with cancer.

Advocate for Education and the Environment Will Be Greatly Missed

Chestnut-Mandibled Toucan

Re-Wilding Tropics Starts With Clean Fresh Water

“Water and habitat quality decline when each piece of forest is traded for human activities,” says Director Bern Sweeney, Ph.D. As the human population swells, how do we reduce stress on tropical ecosystems?

Protecting Water, the Lifeblood of Wildlife (

Save These Dates!

The next few months are full of great events: a “Conservation Conversation,” a science talk about do-it-yourself environmental sensors, a steeplechase and a wine, cheese and chocolate tasting!

Take Your Pick of These Spring Events

Dansko Co-Founders Honored for Their Support

Stroud Center spaces are named for people who have a deep personal connection to our work and mission. Mandy Cabot and Peter Kjellerup have officially been added to this “Who’s Who” of Stroud Center history.

From Planting Trees to Serving on the Board

Stroud Center’s 2015 Entomology Group

Two Hellos and a Goodbye in Entomology Group

Can you believe our entomology field and technical staff have more than 100 years of combined experience working at Stroud Center? They’ve recently welcomed two members and said farewell to another.

Meet the 2015 Entomology Group

Education Department Recognized for Outstanding Programs

The Pennsylvania Association of Environmental Educators honored our Leaf Pack Experiment Stream Ecology Kit and Stream Schools programs with their Outstanding Environmental Education Program Award.

Boots-in-the-Water Approach Inspires Freshwater Stewardship

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Vol. 2015, Issue 2

April 2015

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