WHAT WE DO
EDUCATION AND OUTREACH
The Council offers opportunities for all ages to learn more about water resources and the Powder Basin area:
The Council hosts many opportunities to volunteer in Baker County, including river cleanups, water quality monitoring, citizen science days, and a field day for Baker 5th graders.
The Council often hosts guest speakers at our meetings on the first Wednesday of every month. Everyone is welcome to attend! Please see our calendar of events for updates.
Every fall, the Council hosts a tour of our current projects and everyone is welcome to join. The 2014 Fall Tour featured conservation projects around the city of Halfway. We will advertise the 2015 Fall Tour as the time approaches, please see our calendar of events for updates.
WATER QUALITY AND HABITAT MONITORING TRUNKS FOR TEACHERS
The Council has two Water Quality Monitoring and two Habitat and Macroinvertibrate Monitoring trunks available for teachers to borrow. They come complete with all materials needed to monitor a stream and also include fun classroom activities.
CLASS LESSONS & FIELD TRIPS
Council staff can provide learning opportunities to classrooms including lessons in: water quality, species identification, water resources, forest resources, macro sampling, and more.
PATHWAYS INTERNSHIP PROGRAM FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS
The Council is currently in the process of creating internship opportunities for high school students. Stay tuned for more information.
For more information about these opportunities, or if you would like to suggest an outreach or educational program, please contact the Outreach Coordinator at email@example.com