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March 5
Returning Life to the Aberjona, discussion & film, 7:00PM
Winchester Public Library, 80 Washington Street, Winchester

March 21
Herring Monitoring Training, 10AM-noon
Medford Boat Club, 1001 Mystic Valley Parkway, Medford
REGISTER here (required)

April 7
Committee Meeting, 7-9PM
Tufts University, Lincoln Filene Center, Rabb Room
*Guest speaker: Tufts Water: Systems, Science and Society Malden River Project

May 17
Mystic River Herring Run & Paddle, 9AM
Blessing of the Bay Boathouse, 32 Shore Dr., Somerville

 

EDUCATION RESOURCES

This list of resources is intended to help you learn more about the Mystic River Watershed, water quality issues, and general environmental topics.  Many of these resources are great for teachers.

Mystic River Environmental AtlasYouth participate in stormwater education.

New England Aquarium

Boston Harbor Seaside Educators Guide

USGS Water Resources

EPA Mystic River

MWRA Education

World Water Monitoring Day

Project WET (Water Education for Teachers)

Project WET Discover Water

Water Drop Patch Kit, EPA (2008)

Water, Water Everywhere: Student Reading Unit about Water Quality. (Hach) Cliff Jacobson

Water, Water Everywhere: Water Quality Factors Reference Unit.  (Hach) Cliff Jacobson

Sea Education Association

US Geological Service Water Science for Schools (in English and Spanish)

Center for Environmental Education Online. (K-12 environmental education curricula)

Discovery Education

Youth perform water quality monitoring in Mill Creek.

Vermont Agency of Natural Resources

Environmental Protection Agency for Kids

EPA New England Education Resources

Sierra Club Activist Network for Environmental Education

NOAA Education Resources 

Massachusetts Environmental Education Society

EPA Environmental Justice Program

Backyard Biology

Certify a Schoolyard, National Wildlife Federation

 

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