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The watershed fact sheets below were made for specific locations shown on the map (see below) and each contains: its watershed description, local water quality issues, current water quality improvement projects and other information about that watershed.
There's a lot to learn about watersheds, but they are important-- so if you're interested in learning more here are some ideas for you:
- Visit Swaner EcoCenter in Park City, Utah to see a River Runs Through Us, our new interactive flatscreen display about East Canyon Creek and its watershed. Click here to see the display online. (Use Chrome for best results. You cannot view videos on the online version).
- View our Watershed 101 presentation. It's full of useful information and is a great way to learn about what a watershed really is.
- Volunteer with Utah Water Watch: For a lot of people volunteering with UWW has been a great way to become involved in their watershed so why not for you?
- Take a look at our Educator Resources page for lesson plans, trainings and workshops, and other resources. This is especially helpful if you are a teacher or other educator.
- Visit the Bear River Information System website for detailed information about all aspects of this river's watershed, including maps, data and contact information for hundreds of resources in the 3 state watershed.
- To find out more about a specific stream or other water body in Utah also check out the Beneficial Uses and Water Quality Assessment Map created by the Division of Water Quality.