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.
Water quality monitoring since 1995 in the Red River Basin. Now including River Explorers kayak trips, macroinvertebrate sampling, and the annual River Watch Forum.
A series of watershed topics to inform and educate adults.
An intro to the connectivity of our planet’s water supply, emphasizing different scales and how our subwatersheds fit into the bigger picture.