The Bear River Targeted Watersheds team is available to speak concerning water quality education, water quality issues, and other topics such as water quality trading within the watershed, please contact USU Water Quality Extension at (435)797-2580 or email nancy.mesner@usu.edu.

Water Quality Links For Kids

EPA Kids Page
EPA Student Center
Watershed Game
Aqua Venturer: Water Timeline
Water Education Foundation

Educational opportunities in the Bear River watershed:

Utah State University Water Quality Extension
Utah 4H
Stokes Nature Center
Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge
Hardware Ranch

Curriculum

Stream Side Science: The Stream Side Science curriculum is a set of eleven lesson plans based on water science.  The curriculum originally targeted grades 9-11 but has been used effectively by grades 5-12.  Curriculum is aligned to national and state standards..

Journey through the Bear River Watershed: Journey through the Bear River Watershed is a Bear River watershed supplement to Stream Side Science.

Utah Stream Team: The Utah Stream Team manual is a complete guide to setting up a volunteer monitoring program in a classroom or with volunteers.  It contains background information and resources pertaining to stream monitoring and water quality.

Other Bear River watershed resources

Utah Water Research Laboratory
Bear River Water Quality Task Force
Little Bear River WATERS Test Bed Project
Bear River RC&D
Utah Department of Environmental Quality: Water
Idaho Department of Environmental Quality: Water
Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality: Water

Educational Programs and Resources

Regional:
Utah Water Interpretive Network
Utah Envirothon
Ogden Nature Center

National:
School Yard Habitats: National Wildlife Federation
Ground Water Foundation
Give Water a Hand (University of Wisconsin)
American Ground Water Trust
Waterkeeper Alliance
Center for Watershed Protection 
EPA Education for the Classroom
EPA Teachers Page
Water Science for Schools: USGS
National Extension Water Outreach Education
EcoSchools' Water Systems on School Grounds
Educating Young People About Water
Project WET (Water Education for Teachers)
Water Recycling in Schools