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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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Rights of Rivers: Understanding an Emerging Policy to Protect Riverine Ecosystems
Rights of Rivers: Understanding an Emerging Policy to Protect Riverine Ecosystems
02/09/2022

Weds - 9 Feb - 9 am PT/12 ET    The U.S. WILD AND SCENIC RIVERS COALTION & INTERNATIONAL DURABLE RIVER PROTECTION COALITION PRESENT:   Rights of Rivers: Understanding an Emerging Policy to Protect Riverine Ecosystems   This webinar featuring (from left) Grant Wilso... Read More


Making Waves Ep. 49 | River guides are science guides
Making Waves Ep. 49 | River guides are science guides
02/07/2022

River guides aren’t just aquatic athletes and tourism specialists. They’re contributors to scientific knowledge, important figures to both western science and traditional indigenous knowledge. Listen in to learn about the connections between river guides, science, and conservation. Peopl... Read More


Meet Susan Washko
Meet Susan Washko
02/04/2022

Meet Susan Washko - one of our new River Field Studies Scholars! Susan is a PhD student at the University of Arizona, an NSF Graduate Research Fellow, and co-host of the Society for Freshwater Science podcast series "Making Waves". In this short video she shares a little about her passion for field... Read More


RMS River Studies & Leadership Information Sessions
RMS River Studies & Leadership Information Sessions
01/27/2022

Calling all River Loving Professors! Learn how the River Studies and Leadership Certificate opens the study and practice of river management for students, seasoned with your commitment to healthy water resources and safe recreation on our nation’s rivers. Professors who understand the wonder... Read More