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Physical Address:

Suite 242
1031 N. Academic Way
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814

Phone: (208) 667-2588

Fax: (208) 664-1272

Email: idah2o@uidaho.edu

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IDAH2O Coordinator

Volunteers with specific questions are encouraged to submit to the listserv.

Workshops

To become a certified IDAH2O Master Water Steward, you must attend an 8-hour workshop.

Workshops are daylong indoor and outdoor sessions that cover a wide variety of topics, such as starting a monitoring plan and how to network with local citizens interested in water quality.

Eligibility

Workshops are open to any individual or group with an interest in water quality and monitoring. The $40 workshop fee covers instructional expenses and travel, and is payable at time of registration. Pre-registration is required, via University of Idaho Marketplace.

2017 Dates and Locations

All workshops start at 8:30 a.m., local time.

  • Boise, ID: Saturday, April 29, Boise WaterShed, 11818 W. Joplin Road
  • Coeur d’Alene, ID: Saturday, May 6, U-Idaho Harbor Center, 1031 N Academic Way
  • Sandpoint/Sagle, ID: Saturday May 13, WaterLife Discovery Center, 1591 Lakeshore Drive, Sagle
  • Moscow, ID: Saturday, June 10, PCEI Nature Center, 1040 Rodeo Drive
  • Lewiston, ID: Saturday, June 17, Idaho Fish and Game Clearwater Regional Office and Visitor Center, 3316 16th St.
  • Cascade/Donnelley, ID: Saturday, June 24, Location TBA
  • Salmon, ID: TBA
  • Twin Falls: TBA
  • Pocatello, ID: TBA
  • Specifically for your group (commitment of twelve participants or more)

Topics

Workshops focus on topics like:

  • Watershed investigations
  • Why and how monitoring works
  • Water safety
  • Hands-on field experience
  • Other related water quality topics

Certification

Upon completion of a workshop, all participants will be IDAH2O Master Water Stewards.

Master Water Stewards who commit to regular monitoring and register a monitoring location on a stream (or lake/pond) are either assigned a complete water quality monitoring kit for use while actively monitoring or access to one of several Lending Library kits housed in Coeur d’Alene, Driggs, Island Park area, Moscow, and Boise.

Professional Development Credits

Professional Development Credits are available for K-12 educators.

Continuing Education

Additional workshops may be available for certified IDAH2O Master Water Stewards who wish to continue developing their monitoring skills.

Please contact Jim Ekins, IDAH2O Coordinator, at idah2o@uidaho.edu or 208-292-1287 for more information.

Tailored Workshops

Tailored workshops for any group of 12 or more people can be arranged almost any time of year.

IDAH2O can also be taught directly to high school classes that commit to regular stream monitoring.

Contact IDAH2O

Please contact us if you or your group would like to host an IDAH2O workshop, get more information or schedule a workshop for your watershed group.

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Contact Us

Physical Address:

Suite 242
1031 N. Academic Way
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814

Phone: (208) 667-2588

Fax: (208) 664-1272

Email: idah2o@uidaho.edu

Google Maps

IDAH2O Coordinator

Volunteers with specific questions are encouraged to submit to the listserv.