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Stroud Water Research Center

Published in UpStream Newsletter, Vol. 2015, Issue 6, October 2015
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Pouring water quality into Bhutan’s Gross National Happiness Index

“Holy cow, how do people get up to that place? I might need a helicopter to lower me down on a cable.” Bern Sweeney’s remark opened a meeting to discuss logistics of an upcoming trip to Bhutan, in partnership with Waterkeeper Alliance.

Stroud Center scientist takes “rotator” post at National Science Foundation

“I’m excited about this opportunity to meet some of the brightest minds in ecosystem science, learn about cutting-edge research, and contribute my expertise to help inform and shape cross-cutting NSF programs,” said Louis Kaplan, Ph.D.

Stroud Center connects international leaders with freshwater solutions

We rolled out the red carpet this month for water systems experts from 23 different countries who gathered at our campus to learn how to protect their home countries’ water resources.

New Entomology Group member finds bugs and fungi fascinating

Working in aquatic science is a dream come true for Matt Wilson. Growing up, he thought he wanted to study primates. But his path took a fateful turn after a high school aquatic ecology class.

Upcoming events

Join us for two more inspiring fall events:

  • On November 4, nationally acclaimed artist Greg Mort will present “The Art of Stewardship” talk about how he and other artists connect with nature.
  • On November 19, join us as we award the Stroud Award for Freshwater Excellence to Alexandra Cousteau at our annual gala, The Water’s Edge.

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Recap: Moonlit Stream Stroll, Stroud Uncorked and Last Call at the Oasis

Stroud Center kicked off the busy fall events season with a Moonlit Stream Stroll in September; we followed that with toasting to freshwater research, education and restoration during Stroud Uncorked and then finished our October events with a screening of a powerful documentary film.

Stroud Center media mentions

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Vol. 2015, Issue 6

October 2015

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