2017 River Watch Forum

Water – Any Career, Any Day

On March 15, 2017, the International Water Institute hosted the 22nd Annual River Watch Forum at the University of Minnesota, Crookston. Highlights from the day can be found below.

Mike Jacobs

Our keynote speaker for the day was Mike Jacobs, who was editor of the Grand Forks Herald during the major Red River flood of 1997.

2017 Judges’ Choice: 1st

Larimore, ND

Larimore’s River Watch team developed a creative video and poster capturing their Turtle River Watershed education lesson designed for local 4th grade students. View the video by clicking the image to the right.

2017 Judges’ Choice: 2nd

Hawley, MN

The Hawley River Watch team devised a Buffalo River Watershed education lesson for 3rd grade students. Learn all about it from the team’s very own news network by clicking the image to the left.

2017 Judges’ Choice: T-3rd &
Managers’ Choice

Stephen-Argyle Central, MN

Students from SAC delivered a watershed education program to 4th grade students tailored to the Tamarac River Watershed. Check out their video by clicking the image to the right.

2017 Judges’ Choice: T-3rd

Minto, ND

The 4th graders in Minto learned all about the Forest River Watershed and how it fits into the Red River Basin thanks to the efforts of the local River Watch team. Check out their video and classroom activities by clicking the link in the photo to the left.

2017 River Watch Team Posters

2017 Poster Archive