Field studies have a rich history in higher education with effective active learning pedagogy that immerses students in the environment, helping to transform them into the next generation of scientists.
“How will our society be capable of protecting nature if many have never fully experienced it?” Field courses don’t solve this problem alone, but they do address the root of the problem for those who take them. Field courses also represent an opportunity to aid in diversifying th... Read More
Check out these great free field safety lectures and resources that resulted from the UC Field Research Safety Center Online training series that just wrapped up. What a great program! Topics include: Trip Planning: Risk Management for Field Settings, Creating, Enforcing, and Promoting Saf... Read More
The UW-La Crosse Freshwater Ecology Lab (aka the Ross Vander Vorste Lab) studies relationships between freshwater organisms and their environment. They are particularly interested in understanding and quantifying the effects of disturbances (natural and human-induced) on biological communities and... Read More
The Society of Freshwater Science (SFS) has an exciting new year-round program called Emerge! We are reaching out to announce that applications for both programs are now open through March 15, 2021! With funding from the National Science Foundation, SFS now has ... Read More