Cooperative School Water Quality Monitoring Program
Saginaw Bay Watershed
WETNET is a student-gathered water quality database for use by classrooms, industry, government agencies, private groups, or virtually anybody who is concerned about water quality in the Saginaw Bay Watershed and beyond.
Data from 9 different water quality tests will be gathered during hands-on outdoor lab sessions by secondary and elementary students. WETNET users have fingertip access to data about:
WETNET works in cooperation with colleges, government agencies, and private organizations. In addition, WETNET involves more than 50 elementary, middle, and high schools in the Saginaw Bay Watershed. These groups include:
- dissolved oxygen
- biological oxygen demand
- total solids
- fecal coliform
- and other data
WETNET is closely tied to classroom activities, and is supplemented by a host of on-line resource materials and support. WETNET's environmental and wetlands links include:
- Saginaw Bay Watershed Initiative
- School River Monitoring Program
- Project Green
- Saginaw Bay Watershed Council
- Project GLOBE
- Michigan State University Cooperative Extension
- Michigan Department of Natural Resources
- About Wetlands
General information about wetlands from Northwestern University's Run the Wetlands project.
- Wetland Ecosystem Team
The Wetland Ecosystem Team (WET), located at the University of
Washington, School of Fisheries, conducts research on wetland
ecology and restoration. The research focuses particularily on
estuaries of the Pacific Northwest.
- Wetlands Education
From Purdue University and the EPA. A downloadable, interactive program for students.
- Wetlands Links
More wetlands links!
For more information or to become part of the WETNET project, contact project coordinator Tim Wheatley at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. Call or send snail mail to:
Goodrich Middle/High Schools
8029 S. Gale Road
Goodrich, Michigan 48438
voice: (810) 636-2253
fax: (810) 636-2550
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January 26, 1996