Links Related to Managing Watersheds
- Adopt-A-Watershed is a K-12 school-community learning experience, using a local watershed as a living laboratory in which students engage in hands-on activities.
- Center for Watershed Protection
- provides local governments, activists, and watershed organizations
around the country with the technical tools for protecting some of the nation’s most precious natural resources: our streams, lakes and rivers.
- Global Rivers Environmental Education Network (GREEN) Resources - lists sites about rivers, water quality, and a wide variety of water topics. Covers sites of interest to researchers and K-12 teachers.
- Know Your Watershed - maps of watersheds and a variety of full-text guides about watershed issues, includes a Watershed IQ Test, by Conservation Technology Information Center.
- Science in Your Watershed - by the U.S.G.S., the purpose of this site is to help you find scientific information organized on a watershed basis.
- Surf Your Watershed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency allows searching by zip code or state or other factors to identify particular watersheds. This site offers a facility to create maps of particular watersheds.
- Top 10 Watershed Lessons Learned - from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Wetlands, Oceans, and Watersheds.
- Transboundary Freshwater Dispute Database - A project of the Oregon State University, Department of Geosciences to aid in the assessment of the process of water conflict prevention and resolution.
- Managing Watersheds to Improve Land and Water - good background and current policy on watershed management in the Southwest.
- Verde River Basin Real-Time Surface Water Data - USGS now provides near real time access to water flow data. This page covers the Verde River Basin, with Beaver Creek about in the middle.
- Verde River Watershed, includes maps of soils, wells, stream gauging information.
- Water and Climate Bibliography by Pacific Institute. A comprehensive database of scientific literature pertaining to climate change and freshwater resources worldwide. The current version contains more than 4300 entries.
- Water Science for Schools from the U.S. Geological Survey, including a great glossary of water terms:
- Watershed Management Council provides a newsletter, a calendar of relevant meetings and conferences, and a database of its full-text publications.
- WaterWiser - provides a Drip Calculator and consevation tips, maintained by the American Water Works Association.
- What is a Watershed - a brief video on the web illustrates what a watershed is. Additional videos include: Everyone Impacts a Watershed and Potential Sources of Pollution.