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  • Support our work to advance the global knowledge and stewardship of fresh water systems
    SAFE Water Award Newsletters Annual Reports Search Support Become a Friend of Stroud Water Research Center You can take pride in knowing that your donation allows the Stroud Center to conduct groundbreaking fresh water research and produce watershed education programs for all ages Friends of Stroud Water Research Center will receive our Upstream Newsletter our Annual Report and invitations to the Center s events including those listed below Become a Friend of Stroud Water Research Center make a gift for clean fresh water Business and individual sponsorships are available for many of our events View current sponsorship opportunities 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 Volunteer 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 Keep in Touch To receive the latest updates on our freshwater science education restoration and events subscribe to our Upstream e newsletter You can also find us on Facebook Twitter Google and YouTube Support

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  • Support our work to advance the global knowledge and stewardship of fresh water — donate now
    Communities Workshops Contact Us Restoration Leaf Pack Network Events Support Support Home Donate Now Planned Giving Event Calendar Volunteer The Water s Edge Lecture Series Contact Us News What s New News Releases Media Coverage SAFE Water Award Newsletters Annual Reports Search Donate Now Become a Friend of Stroud Water Research Center You can take pride in knowing that your donation supports groundbreaking freshwater research education and restoration Friends receive our Upstream Newsletter the annual report and invitations to many special events Select an Amount Every Drop Counts Make a monthly donation Click the Other button above choose an amount and check Make This Recurring Other Ways to Give by check by telephone stock transfer or wire transaction or with your shopping Your gift is deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law Questions Please contact Kristine Lisi 610 268 2153 ext 304 klisi stroudcenter org Kay Dixon 610 268 2153 ext 303 kdixon stroudcenter org Jessica Provinksi 610 268 2153 ext 288 jprovinski stroudcenter org Get Involved Event Calendar Volunteer The Water s Edge Stroud Memorial Lectures Contact Development Support Home Research Critical Zone Observatory Schuylkill River Project Reforestation Project Long Term Research Stream Watch Project The New York

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  • The Headwaters Society
    come With thoughtful planning we can create a win win solution for you and Stroud Center too What works best for you You can receive lifetime income in return for your gift You can make a gift that costs nothing during your lifetime You can create opportunities to pass more on to your heirs You can give stock and realize larger tax savings Regardless of your age or the size of your planned gift you re invited to join The Headwaters Society Like the importance of the headwaters for all our major streams your planned gift can create extraordinary opportunities for the future of fresh water Learn more about Bequests Life income gifts Retirement plans Insurance policies We are here to help We are here to discuss your thoughts and to answer questions that may arise We would be pleased to discuss in confidence ways in which you may support Stroud Water Research Center and to provide you with a personalized gift illustration If you are unsure of which planned gift will suit your needs and would like to discuss the options that might be best for you please email Kristine Lisi Director of Development or call 610 268 2153

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  • Volunteer at Stroud Water Research Center
    Award Newsletters Annual Reports Search Support Volunteer at Stroud Water Research Center Looking for a way to get more involved in freshwater stewardship Whether you live near or far we have lots of opportunities for you to help protect preserve and restore our streams For more information please contact Kristine Lisi Director of Development 610 268 2153 ext 304 klisi stroudcenter org Assisting with tree plantings and monitoring plantings as they mature are great ways to get involved with the Stroud Center Photo Kristine Lisi Volunteer Coordinator Oversee all volunteers and serve as a liaison to the Director of Development Event Support Assist with evening or weekend events throughout the year Photography Videography Assist with natural landscape photography work for Stroud Center projects as well as event photography Videographer would assist in capturing moments from programs in all departments Graphic Design Work Assist with designing brochures fliers posters and other promotional materials Clerical Support Assist with mailings and other office work Writing Assist with writing articles about the research being done at Stroud the education programs and the restoration efforts Stroud Center Docents Assist with providing tours of our LEED Platinum building the labs and if weather permits the research projects along the White Clay Creek Grounds Stewards Assist with the beautification of the Stroud Center grounds This would include flower plantings weeding plant identification and trail maintenance Regional Tree Plantings Assist with local tree plantings by volunteering to plant recruit other volunteers and promote tree plantings Tree Stewards Assist with the monitoring of tree plantings after they have been completed Watershed Ambassadors Assist as a liaison between Stroud and your local watershed organization This is a great opportunity for those at a distance Watershed Stewards Assist with watershed monitoring Again this is a great opportunity for those at a

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  • Stroud Water Research Center: The Water’s Edge
    resource water This special evening allows us to bring together our friends and neighbors whose support is critical to our endeavors Proceeds from the evening support our freshwater research restoration and education programs Past SAFE Water Award Winners and Speakers at The Water s Edge 2015 SAFE Award Recipient Alexandra Cousteau founder and Chief Water Optimist of Blue Legacy a non profit organization on a mission to empower people to reclaim and restore the world s water one community at a time 2014 SAFE Award Recipient Robert F Kennedy Jr Chief Prosecuting Attorney for the Hudson Riverkeeper president of the Waterkeeper Alliance 2013 SAFE Award Recipient Jane Lubchenco Ph D former Under Secretary of Commerce for the National Oceans and Atmosphere Administration NOAA 2013 SAFE Award Recipient Kathryn Sullivan Ph D Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere and NOAA Administrator 2012 SAFE Award Recipient John Briscoe Ph D Director Harvard Water Security Initiative founding member World Water Council Global Water Partnership World Commission on Dams 2011 SAFE Award Recipients Olivia Newton John and John Easterling Supporters of rainforest conservation and renowned for work in conserving the Amazon River watershed 2010 Peter Gleick Co founder and president of the Pacific Institute author MacArthur Fellow and member of the US National Academy of Sciences 2009 Ian Hutton Island naturalist and conservationist researcher eco tourism pioneer keeper of the UNESCO World Heritage site Lord Howe Island 2008 Flip Nicklin National Geographic contributing photographer founder of The Whale Trust 2007 Kristine McDivitt Tompkins Former CEO of Patagonia Inc founder Conservación Patagónica and Conservation Land Trust 2006 Wangari Maathai Founder The Green Belt Movement 2004 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate author 2005 William McDonough Architect and founding principal of William McDonough Partners 2007 Time magazine Hero of the Environment 2004 Dr Sylvia Earle Marine

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  • Stroud Memorial Lectures, sharing perspectives on subjects from watershed ecology to conservation and more
    share with our friends and the general public a special evening with speakers who will both enlighten and entertain sharing their research and their perspectives on subjects from watershed ecology to conservation and more Friends of the Stroud Water Research Center receive invitations by mail Others may reserve seating by contacting Kay Dixon by email or phone 610 268 2153 x 303 Upcoming lectures will be posted on our Calendar of Events as scheduled Previous Stroud Memorial Lecturers Jeff Orlowski filmmaker photographer director producer of the award winning film Chasing Ice Wade Davis Anthropologist botanist filmmaker photographer author and National Geographic Explorer in Residence Subhankar Banerjee Artist educator activist author of several books including Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Seasons of Life and Land Mayra Bonilla Outdoor photographer founder Audiovise S A Costa Rica Rita Colwell Director National Science Foundation Dr Michael Dombeck Former Chief of the US Forest Service Pioneer Professor of Global Environmental Management University of Wisconsin James A Duke Ethnobotanist Director Duke s Herbal Vineyard Inc Scott Faber Farm Policy Campaign Director for Environmental Defense Daniel Janzen Professor of Biology University of Pennsylvania Robert F Kennedy Jr Chairman Riverkeeper Alliance Gene Likens Director Institute for Ecosystem Studies Patrick McCully Campaigns Director International Rivers Network L D McMullen CEO and General Manager Des Moines Water Works Robert McCracken Peck Academy Fellow Curator of Art Artifacts Editor Scientific Publications Academy of Natural Science Sandra Postel Senior Fellow Worldwatch Institute Robert M Pyle Author Chasing Monarchs A Migration with the Butterflies of Passage and other nature books Peter Raven Director Missouri Botanical Garden Vincent Resh Professor Insect Biology University of California Berkeley Gus Speth Dean School of Forestry Environmental Studies Yale University William Taylor President Atlantic Salmon Federation Alvaro Ugalde Chief Environmental Officer of the Foundation for U S Costa Rica

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  • Support our work to advance the global knowledge and stewardship of fresh water systems
    News Releases Media Coverage SAFE Water Award Newsletters Annual Reports Search Support Contact the Development Department For questions about how you can support our groundbreaking freshwater research and watershed education programs for all ages please contact our Development Department Kristine Lisi Director of Development 610 268 2153 x 304 klisi stroudcenter org Kay Dixon Associate Development Director 610 268 2153 x 303 kdixon stroudcenter org Support Event Calendar Volunteer Planned

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  • What’s New at Stroud Water Research Center
    are now accepting school program reservations for next school year Learn more about our education programs for school groups educators and community and conservation groups Expanded WikiWatershed Toolkit Debuts WikiWatershed is a Web toolkit presented by Stroud Water Research Center to help citizens conservation practitioners municipal decision makers researchers educators and students advance knowledge and stewardship of fresh water The WikiWatershed toolkit now includes six tools Where Are They Now When Kristen Jellison Ph D started her internship at the Stroud Center in the summer of 1996 she wasn t sure where to go in her career She got her first taste of investigative research while working in our dissolved organic matter and microbial ecology lab and she was immediately hooked Sharing Our Science Food s the Prize for Female Dance Flies Ongoing Work Gets Global Audience Education Department Presents Trout Grow on Trees Restoration Message Reaches 2 300 Stroud Center in the News Coalition Emerges To Support Farmers In Effort To Clean Up Chesapeake Bay PA Environment Digest Stroud Center Wins Excellence in Green Stormwater Infrastructure Award Best Private Project Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia At Pocopson Students Get Hooked on Science Chadds Ford Live At Stroud Event Sustainability Sustenance Chadds Ford Live Trees Save Streams County Lines Magazine 15 Years of the Leaf Pack Network The Leaf Pack Network helps people assess their stream s health by performing a simple leaf pack experiment Since the Stroud Center launched the Leaf Pack Network in late 2000 groups registered in 38 U S states and 11 countries have completed 671 experiments tallying nearly 100 000 macroinvertebrates Can you spot which states don t have groups yet Start With a Smile Start your shopping at smile amazon com and part of the purchase price will be donated to the Stroud

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