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What is the Watershed Project

 
  • What are the goals of the Watershed Project?
     
    • Engage and train the next generation of scientists.

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    • Gather water quality data on streams in the Northeast.

 
  • Who participates in the Watershed Project?
     
    • Participants come from the five NECC states (Vermont, Delaware, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island) as well as New York, Connecticut, and Puerto Rico.

      • Undergraduates

      • High school students

      • High school teachers

      • Graduate student researchers (as mentors)

      • Faculty researchers (as mentors)


 
  • What do participants do?
     
    • Learn how to conduct hands-on research on streams at a one-week training session.

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    • Collect water quality, macroinvertebrate, and land use data.

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    • Work with real data and researchers

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    • Present their own research at an annual symposium.

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