Watershed Education

The International Water Institute utilizes a cross-curricular approach to watershed science utilizing the “4 C’s”:
CHALLENGING participants to collect and think critically about scientific data
CREATING a sense of responsibility and stewardship for local waterways
CONNECTING students to their local rivers through experiential learning opportunities
CULTIVATING interest and appreciation for watershed science careers and opportunities.

River Watch

Water quality monitoring since 1995 in the Red River Basin. Now including River Explorers kayak trips, macroinvertebrate sampling, and the annual River Watch Forum.

River of Dreams

An intro to the connectivity of our planet’s water supply, emphasizing different scales and how our subwatersheds fit into the bigger picture.

Featured Video: 2017 River of Dreams

A look back at 2017 River of Dreams activities with Hawley, Marshall County Central, Fertil-Beltrami, Red Lake County Central, and Fisher elementary schools.