NOAA’s Student Drifter Program teaches kids about science and helps generate high-quality data about Earth’s oceans.
Friday Harbor Laboratories offer unique research and educational opportunities in the Salish Sea area.
California undergraduates get to explore wild Montana at the Bob and Mary Neher Field Station, conducting research in chemistry and biology of former mining areas.
The Waccamaw Riverkeeper describes water quality monitoring with volunteers and the challenges brought by Hurricane Florence.
The Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology is using modern technologies to develop a deeper understanding of Hawaii’s unique tropical ecosystems.
Students are participating in citizen science in the Schuylkill River to learn more about their watershed and water quality parameters.
Recent research shows how diatoms can reveal how impaired water quality is, and perhaps help even laypeople monitor for water quality.
Researchers team up with citizen scientists to monitor the pristine waters of Alaska for invasive, fouling organisms.
Monitoring marine species both great and small, Alaska’s Sitka Sound Science Center keeps track of the health of fish, kelp, copepods and more.
Located at the intersection of several types of habitat, New York’s secluded Shingle Shanty Preserve and Research Station enjoys rich biodiversity, especially in its bird life.
Massachusetts’ Center for Coastal Studies provides important water quality data for Cape Cod and Nantucket Sound via an array of sophisticated equipment and a group of dedicated researchers and volunteers.
Mount Desert Rock offers unique research opportunities and austere beauty to high school, undergraduate and graduate students. Its surrounding waters feature humpback, minke, fin and northern right whales.
The Mountain Studies Institute in Colorado’s San Juan Mountains is a site for research into water quality issues after wildfires, and mine recovery.
The Marine Pollution Studies Laboratory at Granite Canyon has been instrumental in the formation and continuing evolution of West Coast aquatic toxicology studies.
Appledore Island’s rocky shores and unique flora and fauna provide outstanding research opportunities for college students at Shoals Marine Laboratory.
American Rivers and its partners such as The Nature Conservancy team up to remove dams all over the country that are no longer needed and restore natural habitat.
New research on wood falls on the deep sea floor reveals that climate change and warmer oceans may hurt marine biodiversity.
Merry Lea boasts many diverse habitats and intriguing glacial features, as well as a noteworthy amphibian community.
A USGS researcher shares how wildfires can impact water quality and which kinds of storm events restore water quality after fires.
The Youth Conservation Corps program at the Midcoast Conservancy in Maine is connecting generations and protecting water quality.