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River Source Watershed Monitoring

Main Project Information
Goal
Task
Where New Mexico
Description

Watershed Watch increases the understanding of New Mexico's water quality, river ecology and fisheries health through hands-on science in a real-world context. Students gather data on biological, chemical and physical indicators and make presentations to local data users including acequias (irrigation canals), school boards, federal agencies and watershed groups. Students become engaged in environmental studies of issues beyond the classroom to that address critical water issues in local regions.

How to Join

Contact rich@riversource.net if you live in New Mexico and are interested.

Website http://www.riversource.net/content/view/4/98/
Participation Fee what $1
Expenses $1
Required Gear

internet access

Ideal Age Group Elementary school (6 - 10 years), Middle school (11 - 13 years), High school (14 - 17 years), College, Graduate students, Adults, Families
Spend the Time outdoors
Media Mentions
and Publications
Project Updated 04/21/2017