Water Quality: USU Extension


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    Water is Life: Quality Matters


    Happy World Wetlands Day!

    Happy Wetlands Day!February 2nd is World Wetlands Day. Though we have only approximately 1% of our area in Utah, they play an important role in our environment. Recent work by several groups has focused on assessing the quality of the wetlands with a goal of protection and restoration. Learn more at our website and be sure to check out the additional resources at the bottom of the page. Make plans to visit a wetland!

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    STEM Gear Up Camp at USU

     GearUp Camp Hyrum Reservoir boat activity2018 was the third year USU Water Quality Extension has assisted with a week long Gear Up Camp in Logan for Junior High students and teachers. This year students participated in building and operating underwater Robotic Operational Vehicles (ROV) to explore aquatic systems. 

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    Fall 2018 Newsletter

    NewsletterRead about the 2018 Utah Water Watch highlights and some upcoming projects for 2019 in our latest newsletter. 

    Fall 2018 Newsletter 

    Natural Resources Field Days

    Cache Natural Resources Field Days


    Fun Cache Natural Resources Field Day with 4th graders.  Students learned about water, plants, soils and wildlife in an all day field trip up the Logan Canyon.  Thank you to all the volunteers who helped out this year and to the teachers!!

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    Wonders of Water

    Wonders of Water 4-H ClubAre you looking for some activities to do with your club?  Explore the lessons in the New 4-H Wonders of Water Club curriculum. Explore the superpowers of water, test your water quality, see what living critters are in the water or get inspired with art or writing projects, or get involved with some service projects!

    4-H Wonders of Water Club

    6th Grade SEEd lessons available!

    I See, It Means graphing data sheet"Who and What is in the Water" - 6.4.1 SEEd storyline, phenomenon and 5 episodes. Find the lessons here!