One of the goals of the Kalamazoo River Watershed Council is to encourage students and educators to engage with our local water resources, using the watershed for experiential learning.

The Kalamazoo River and its watershed offer many opportunities for place-based learning.  From raising salmon in your classroom to sampling streams for aquatic bugs (called macroinvertebrates), there are many ways to get students thinking about water quality and our impacts on the environment.  Here are a few examples.

Learn more about the natural features of our watershed, plans in place to restore and improve our waters, and how to become a volunteer!