This fun and intensive field program offers hands-on experience in water resource management through Northland’s Mary Griggs Burke Center for Freshwater Innovation. Northland’s faculty and research interns will train you to use professional water testing equipment, conduct stream discharge measurements, study beach health management, as well as discuss ecological climate change adaptations and watershed restoration.
You will wade inland waters to investigate lake ecology and identify macro invertebrates. Develop leadership, teamwork, and boat safety skills, and learn laboratory safety procedures in Northland’s Applied Research and Environmental Lab.
Dates: July 23-27, 2018
Grades: Incoming 10 – 12
Location: Northland College campus
Activities: Water chemistry, stream measurement, standup paddle boarding, challenge course
Cost: $575 without credit // $850 1-credit (NRS 106)
Registration closes July 13 or when the session fills.