UpStream Newsletter, December 2016

Did you know you can easily make a gift to the Stroud Center this holiday season? Seize the moment and make a gift in honor of someone or to simply show your support of our hard work. Either way, your belief in our freshwater research, environmental education programs, and watershed restoration efforts is greatly appreciated.
Thank you!

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Cows in a stream

From Stream to Tap: Keeping Fresh Water
Clean and Safe

Water treatment facilities have procedures in place to make water safe for drinking. But of course, the dirtier the water, the greater the cost to treat it. A key part of protecting freshwater resources is identifying and reducing sources of pollution.

Stroud Center Celebrates National Park Service’s Commitment to Fresh Water

More than 220 guests joined the Stroud Water Research Center at the 14th annual Water’s Edge gala as they honored the National Park Service and its director Jonathan Jarvis.

Expanded Professional Development Programs for Educators

We’re expanding our professional development programs for educators to include the WikiWatershed webinar series, more workshops at the Stroud Center, and an emerging partnership with the Chester County Intermediate Unit.

David Reinfeld

New Major Gifts Director Joins
the Stroud Center

Having grown up in the Sunshine State, it’s not surprising David Reinfeld has an equally sunny outlook for his new position at Stroud Water Research Center. “I’m extremely motivated to see the Stroud Center succeed,” he said in a recent interview.

Warriors, Water, and Thirsty Beasts: Quenching Thirst Peacefully in the Shadow of Mt. Kilimanjaro

Save the date: Thursday, January 19. Meetinghouse doors open at 6 p.m. Lecture begins at 6:30 p.m. Come at 5:30 for an education open house!

Joyce Tannian will talk about how Water is Life Kenya designs sustainable water solutions and guides resource management in the Amboseli Ecosystem/Mt. Kilimanjaro area of Kenya. This lecture is free and open to the public. RSVPs are encouraged but not required.

Register Now for Winter and Spring
Education Programs!

Our stream programs for schools and scouts are available year-round. Winter and spring scheduling has already started — begin the registration process now to reserve your dates! Pennsylvania public schools may qualify for reduced programming fees.

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