Adopt-A-Watershed is a K-12 school-community
learning experience using a local watershed as a living laboratory in which
students engage in hands-on activities, making science applicable and
relevant to their lives.
the Gulf Science Literacy Grant
This project seeks to improve science literacy
across the state of Illinois, and includes student participation
in the RiverWatch program.
Collection: Salmon Preservation, A Case Study in the Resolution of
Commercially available 2-volume CD-ROM library and
Awareness Educational Resources
This is a resource for teachers and students to
find useful information in the subject areas of: social studies,
geography, science, K-12 outreach programs, and the
environment. This resource is updated on a weekly
- Educating Young
People About Water
Materials to help you develop a community-based,
youth water education program that targets youth and links key
community members in partnerships--all working toward common water
Assoc. for Great Lakes Education (EAGLE)
Environmental Assoc. for Great Lakes Education
(EAGLE) is a non-profit organization which works on environmental
issues throughout the Great Lakes Bioregion.
Estuary-Net was developed by the National
Estuarine Research Reserve System in response to water quality
issues arising in coastal areas. This project strives to develop
collaborations among high schools, community volunteer water
quality monitoring groups, local officials, state Coastal Zone
Management (CZM) programs and National Estuarine Research Reserves
(NERRS) to solve non-point source pollution problems in estuaries
and their watersheds.
- Give Water A
Join young people from around the country who are
learning about water in their communities and what they -- and
you! -- can do... a program of the University of
Wisconsin-Environmental Resources Center.
- Global Learning and
Observations to Benefit the Environment
A worldwide network of students, teachers, and
scientists working together to study and understand the global
Generation: Young Help for Planet Earth
Set up in 1990 in order to encourage and foster
links between environmentally committed children around the world,
we are a small independent international non-profit making
association. We are based on a peaceful olive tree covered
hillside in S.E France. We believe strongly in the importance and
quality of you, the YOUNGER GENERATION. You have a challenge that
is huge: restoring sanity, beauty and Life to this incredible
planet. Some of you are lucky, but millions of others need to know
that it is possible to make a difference, and how many are trying,
in amazing ways, all around the world.
- GREEN-Europe on the
Read about the newest
developments with GREEN Europe on-line. Also GREEN projects within
Europe can be presented on this home page.
A watershed project involving several Michigan
An electronic conference for the discussion of
water quality issues, part of the I*EARN network.
- International Life Sciences
ILSI is a nonprofit, worldwide foundation
established in 1978 to advance the understanding of scientific
issues relating to nutrition, food safety, toxicology, and the
- International Rivers
Provides activists throughout the world with
important, in-depth background and current information on river
Networks schools that monitor water quality in
4-H Council Environmental Stewardship Updates
The specific goals of the Environmental
Stewardship program include: understanding ecological concepts,
building an awareness of environmental issues and values,
developing scientific investigatory and critical thinking skills,
and learning skills needed for effective action. In general, these
goals foster leadership skills that allow youth to work as full
partners with others to develop creative, community-based
solutions to difficult environmental challenges.
Environmental Directory Project
The National Environmental Directory Project
creates regional environmental directories which together form a
comprehensive national environmental directory database. Each
regional directory lists and describes nonprofit organizations,
government agencies and other organizations concerned with
environmental education and action.
Water-Quality Assessment NAWQA
Program run by the U.S. Geological Survey is
designed to describe the status and trends in the quality of the
nation's ground- and surface-water resources and to provide a
sound understanding of the natural and human factors that affect
- Networking BC
Networking BC Rivers is a project to enable
schools and communities throughout BC to learn more about the
watersheds of four major rivers in British Columbia: the Fraser,
Peace, Skeena, and Columbia. The project includes different
methods and areas of study from scientific data collection to
language arts. This web site supports the learning and
collaborations done through both traditional and new media.
- Oz GREEN/GREEN
The Australian continent's Global Rivers
Environmental Education Network affiliate.
- Project WET -
Water Education for Teachers
The goal of Project WET is to facilitate and
promote awareness, appreciation, knowledge, and stewardship of
water resources through the development and dissemination of
classroom-ready teaching aids and through the establishment of
state and internationally sponsored Project WET
River Network's mission is to help people organize
to protect and restore rivers and watersheds.
- River Watch
From the Rio Grande in Texas to the Danube in
Hungary, River Watch Network harnesses the power of people and
communities to monitor, restore, and protect the world's rivers.
A place where students of rivers can explore
valuable river resources--a gateway to productive internet
of Life: Mississippi Adventure
A subscription-based program offered by Hamine
University's Center for Global Environmental Education that
engages students the world over in celebration, study, and
stewardship of one of the world's greatest river
Online Kayak Expedition
Trout, Education Program (STEP)
A cross-curricular science-based program that
raises steelhead trout in the classroom.
The community water quality monitoring program
which operates across the Greater Melbourne area.
Green Thumb Project
The Green Thumb project is an innovative,
pollution prevention demonstration project which originally
started as a Great Lakes binational project in Duluth, MN and
Superior, WI, Toronto and Sarnia Ontario, and Milwaukee, WI. The
project teaches homeowners, groundskeepers, schools and businesses
alternatives to using pesticides and chemical based fertilizers
for lawn care maintenance. The GT project continues today in
Toronto and Duluth.
- The Rivers
Includes a telecommunications network linking all
of the more than 300 participating schools in a 35-state region
- U.S. Environmental
Protection Agency's Water Protection Home Page
- U.S. EPA "Surf Your
A service to help you locate, use, and share
environmental information on your watershed or community.
EPA Watershed Academy
The EPA Office of Water initiated the Watershed
Academy to provide training for watershed managers based on local,
state, tribal, and federal experiences in implementing the
watershed approach throughout the past decade.
EPA Region 4 "Water Pollution Solutions"
Includes solutions for the public and for
The Volunteer Monitor newsletter facilitates the
exchange of ideas, monitoring methods, and practical advice among
volunteer environmental monitoring groups across the
The NatureMapping Program's vision is to create a
national network that links natural resource agencies, academia
and land planners with local communities primarily through
- Watch Over
Links volunteer monitors in the state of
Quality Association Glossary of Terms
The WQA Glossary of Terms provides on-line
definitions for the language of water quality and monitoring, is
provided by the Water
Quality Association international trade
Quality Curricula from the Cooperative Extension
A comprehensive review of curricula for non-formal
water education. Includes summaries of curricula and support
materials, and an extensive bibliography.
- Water Resources
Education Network (WREN)
A project of the League of Women Voters of
Pennsylvania Citizen Education Fund. Its purpose is to make
connections between people and resources for water
- Watershed Management
The Watershed Management Council is a non-profit
educational organization dedicated to the advancement of the art
and science of watershed management.
The national community-based water quality
Waterwatch brings together schools and community
groups, Landcare Groups, and landowners, councils and water
authorities to test the quality of their local stream or water
source so that practical actions can be taken to maintain and
improve water quality.
- West Virginia K-12
Designed to increase the effectiveness of the
Internet as a teaching tool, and focuses on watershed