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Undergraduate STEM Field Studies on US Rivers

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.

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Cape Fear Watershed Project (CFWP): Watersheds for Place-Based, Experiential Education
Cape Fear Watershed Project (CFWP): Watersheds for Place-Based, Experiential Education
03/16/2022

Congrats to RFSN member and Rogue Rendezvous veteran Dr. Sarah Praskievicz in the Department of Geography, Environment and Sustainability at UNC-Greensboro and her team for being awarded a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities for their grant "Cape Fear Watershed Project (CFWP): Water... Read More


Meet Elise Chapman - 2022 River Field Studies Scholar
Meet Elise Chapman - 2022 River Field Studies Scholar
03/16/2022

Meet another of our first cohort of River Field Studies Scholars, Elise Chapman, Instructor in the Department of Biology, Geology, and Environmental Studies at the University of Tennessee - Chattanooga. Read More


Strategies for Assessment in Field Studies with Dr. Emily Ward
Strategies for Assessment in Field Studies with Dr. Emily Ward
03/11/2022

Check out our most recent River Field Studies Network web workshop - Strategies for Assessment in Field Studies with Dr. Emily Ward of UC Boulder CIRES and UFERN. TCIRES stands for the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences. The Education and Outreach program at CIRES is the go... Read More


Exploring opportunities to connect river field curriculum to current momentum in US river protections
Exploring opportunities to connect river field curriculum to current momentum in US river protections
02/18/2022

Watch now!   Exploring opportunities to connect river field curriculum to current momentum in US river protections - 18 Feb - 1pmPT/4pmET Katherine Schmidt Lapham River Conservation Fellow at American Rivers (https://www.americanrivers.org/about/staff/katie-schmidt/) joins The River Field St... Read More