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SFS Annual Meeting


Meeting Activities

Brooklyn Bowl The Society for Freshwater Science 2024 off-site social will be held at Brooklyn Bowl Philadelphia Wednesday, June 5, 2024. Brooklyn Bowl is the fun and family-friendly destination for bowling, food, music and events in Fishtown.

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Stroud Water Research Center Founded in 1967, Stroud Water Research Center is dedicated to advancing knowledge and stewardship of freshwater systems through global research, education, and watershed restoration. The Stroud Center campus lies about 40 miles west of Philadelphia in southern Chester County, PA.

To visit, join the field trip on Saturday, 1 June 2024 or contact the Stroud Center to schedule a visit,

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The Franklin Institute In the spirit of inquiry and discovery embodied by Benjamin Franklin, the mission of The Franklin Institute is to inspire a passion for learning about science and technology.

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Independence National Historical Park: The park represents the founding ideals of the nation, and preserves national and international symbols of freedom and democracy, including Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell

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Philadelphia Museum of Art: A chance to see historical art and exhibits all in one place. Guided and self-guided tours are offered.

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Spruce Street Harbor Park: Enjoy a peaceful evening by the water with lights, entertainment, and food.

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Once Upon a Nation: This spot provides information about historic district tours, storytelling benches and reenactments.

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Philadelphia's Magic Gardens: Funky folk art venue provides mosaicked galleries, a sculpture garden maze, and educational programs.

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Elfreth's Alley Museum: The picturesque cobblestone street is known as the oldest continuously inhabited road in America.

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The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University: Founded in 1812, the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University is a leading natural history museum dedicated to understanding the natural world and inspiring everyone to care for it.

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