Stroud Water Research Center’s Teacher Summer Institute

Posted by on April 13, 2009

Stroud Water Research Center’s Teacher Summer Institute

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Meeting Environment and Ecology Standards
How Best Management Practices are Protecting Your Drinking Water
Date:          June 22 – 26, 2009
Time:          9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Cost:          $25 registration fee*
Leader(s):  Stroud Water Research Center Staff
Location:   SWRC and field trip sites
Contact:     Vivian Williams, Email:
Audience:  Upper elementary/middle school teachers

Participants will receive:

* Continental breakfast or mid-day snacks (depending on field trip site)
* Classroom Resources
* Field trip visits (Longwood Gardens, Rushton Farm, Villanova University, Valley Forge National Park, Media Borough)
* Continuing Professional Education hours – 30

Dear Educator,
We would like to make you aware of an opportunity to join the education department of the Stroud Water Research Center for a summer workshop for educators with the focus of the watershed link to best management practices (BMPs) for agriculture, stormwater, and pest management.

You can access a registration form from our website at:

If you have questions about the program please contact me through email ( or phone (610-268-2153 x 249).

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