Facilitate Aquatic Education

At Genesee RiverWatch, we facilitate educational experiences to connect students and teachers to the Genesee River Basin. Our activities foster learning about the River’s history, geology, water quality and how it is impacted by human activities. We created the Aquatic Education Network to aid in this work.

Latest News

  • Aquatic Education Going Virtual August 23, 2020
    The NOAA funded Our Lakes, Streams, and Rivers education initiative has been turned into a “virtual” program under the guidance of St. John Fisher College (Mike Boller) and the Aquatic Education Network. Twenty teachers have been chosen from thirty-three applicants for training to enable them to provide Meaningful Watershed Education Experiences (MWEE) to middle and ...
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  • Call for Experts and Resources for Environmental Education Program July 21, 2020
    Hello Friends, Genesee RiverWatch and its Aquatic Education Network is partnering with St. John Fisher College on a grant they recently received from the NOAA for the Our Lakes, Streams, and Rivers program. We are gathering a database of resources for teachers to use as they develop their Meaningful Watershed Education Experiences through the program. We are looking ...
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  • IJC: Genesee River Education Program Brings Together Students and Water May 1, 2020
    One approach to fostering environmental stewardship is to get people involved in water activities as children
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  • 2018 Basin Summit April 1, 2018
    The 5th annual Genesee River Basin Summit was held at the Port of Rochester on March 24th, 2018. The topic was “Stewardship Through Environmental Education”. Genesee RiverWatch’s Aquatic Educators Network organized the event. Approximately 100 educators, river stakeholders and exhibitors attended. The Summit topic was a natural outgrowth of The Genesee River Institute – conceived ...
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