Watershed Science Education
What is Watershed Science?
Watershed Science is the study of terrestrial (land), aquatic (water), and riparian (where the land meets the water) ecosystems and their interconnections. Watershed science also includes humans and their interactions with these ecosystems; namely human decisions and actions that affect water quality, either directly or indirectly.
"Creating future watershed stewards through hands-on lessons that connect subject areas and students to their local environment"
Cornerstone of the Friends educational programs, the Watershed Science Program, is available to schools within the Cobbossee Watershed free of charge. Our array of lessons bring ecologically relevant issues to the classroom through hands-on activities that are connected to the learning standards.
Every September through June, the Friends visit with students of all ages ranging from pre-K though high school. Whether you are looking for multiple visit unit or a one-time "splash" of watershed science, the Friends are ready to assist. For more information on what the Friends can bring to your school, please contact the Friends Education & Outreach Director, Cami Wilbert at 207-621-4100 or email@example.com.