Liukkonen, B. (2004) Finding 1

Build skills among water outreach professionals to ask the right questions about the:

  • Need to demonstrate impacts
  • Availability of staff and funding resources
  • Need to provide repeated education for new decision makers
  • Need to keep the science current

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Tramontana, E. (2004) Finding 1

Teach water science and build environmentally responsible behavior among students through “service-learning” experiences that apply principles of interaction and continuity: both of which are significant features of education that lead to learning.

  • For example, provide educators, students and District staff with opportunities to participate in public lands activities. This experience has been shown to increase student performance and interest in school, student concern for protecting and conserving the environment, and educator motivation.

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Hagley, C. (2004) Finding 1

Use website resources:

  • To provide web-based delivery of real-time automated stormwater and water quality data
  • To link data about observed phenomenon with photos and simple explanations
  • For outreach with schools and municipal officials

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