Watershed Academy~Pathways for Water and Climate Resilience

Concepts and practices for developing watershed job skills!
· August 30, 2023

Welcome to the Watershed Academy! This online resource offers a learning framework for current and prospective interns about the Watershed Academy experience. Topics include background on the program, your internship, and land and water health. The course also includes ways to restore and protect the health of our rivers, forests, and wildlife; helping environments become more resilient in a time of climate change, and understanding what a watershed is and how to assess the health of one.  Take this course to learn how to start your journey of reading the landscape and caring for the watershed that is crucial for sustaining your family and community.

The skills you will gain by going through this course include:

  • Logistics of your internship such as getting on board and getting paid
  • Reading the landscape for signs of important plant and wildlife conditions, soil loss (known as soil erosion) and where improvements in watershed health are needed
  • Using a Global Positioning System (GPS) to monitor land, water and vegetation features
  • Creating maps
  • Building erosion control structures
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Course Includes

  • 22 Lessons
  • 7 Quizzes