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Attend an Event
The Water’s Edge™
Our annual celebration of fresh water has featured speakers such as renowned anthropologist Dr. Jane Goodall, Nobel Peace Prize recipient Wangari Maathai, and environmental advocate Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. Read more about The Water’s Edge »
Wild & Scenic Film Festival
Trail Creek Outfitters brings the country’s largest environmental film festival to our area with proceeds benefiting Stroud Water Research Center and The Land Conservancy for Southern Chester County. Look for information about the festival on our event page in January and February.
Joan and Dick Stroud Memorial Lectures
Held in memory of Joan & Dick Stroud, co-founders of Stroud Water Research Center, this lecture series highlights speakers who will both enlighten and entertain — sharing their research and their perspectives on subjects from watershed ecology to conservation and more. View the list of previous lecturers »
There are many different ways you can share your time and talents with the Stroud Center to help us advance freshwater science, education, and restoration.
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