WV Save Our Streams Program
|Where||601 57th Street, Charleston WV Charleston US|
WV Save Our Streams trains citizen scientists in West Virginia how to monitor and become watchdogs over their local wadeable streams and rivers. The program focuses on a biological approach to stream study, which includes the collection and evaluation of the benthic macroinvertebrate community and an assessment of the stream’s basic physiochemical conditions.
|How to Join||
Join an existing community organization or form your own and request a workshop. A minimum of six persons are needed. Get started here: http://www.dep.wv.gov/sos
Appropriate outdoor gear for working in and around streams (i.e. comfortable, warm, loose-fitting clothes, boots or waders, gloves, hats etc.) Most stream surveys are completed from spring through fall.
|Ideal Age Group||Elementary school (6 - 10 years), College, Graduate students, Adults, Families|
|Spend the Time||outdoors|
You're now leaving SciStarter to join WV Save Our Streams Program...
Rate WV Save Our Streams Program
These are ratings provided by K-12 teachers. This rating reflects how well the project is suited for the classroom.
These are ratings provided by participants in this project.
Your contributions to this project will be tracked and credited in your SciStarter dashboard!
WV Save Our Streams Program uses SciStarter to manage their volunteers. You will need to log in or sign up for a SciStarter account to join.
Create your SciStarter account
Already have an account? Log in.