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Edge of Field Monitoring in the School Branch Watershed

Last December we announced that we were building on over ten years of research in the Eagle Creek watershed by developing a long-term partnership to monitor water quality and quantity in School Branch, a small (8.4 mi2) subwatershed of the Eagle Creek Watershed. Last Friday we launched the project with a field tour of the project watershed.

FEH News

We try to avoid cross-posting on the CEES and FEH websites. CEES involvement in the Indiana Fluvial Erosion Hazard (FEH) Mitigation Program is most often discussed on the FEH website – but sometimes FEH projects are at the intersection of science, policy, and art, and then we want to share them with a broader audience. The CEES website is the place to do that.

IUPUI partnership improves health goals on Indy's Near Eastside

"Between spring 2011 and fall 2013, 80 students and 13 faculty members from 12 IUPUI degree-granting schools worked with 11 local nonprofits to accomplish 17 neighborhood research, technical assistance and internship projects -- all planned in collaboration with Near Eastside community members."

We're safeguarding the water you drink.

Indiana University Foundation article about taste and odor issues in Indiana. "We're safeguarding the water you drink."

http://imagine.iuf.indiana.edu/articles/spring14/safeguarding-water.html

Service Learning at Sodalis Nature Park April 5, 2014

Sodalis Nature Park has been dedicated to the protection of the Indiana bat otherwise known as Myotis sodalis. Service learning crews were asked to help clear the bat’s habitat of the invasive amur bush honeysuckle. The heaviest concentrations were in the floodplain areas.

Service Learning at Fort Harrison March 21, 2014

Before Picture

Emergence was the topic of the day. After such a long and grueling winter, spring was finally upon us and its signs were everywhere. There was not a lot of green in the woods, but the amor bush honeysuckle’s buds were just beginning to swell making them a slight more visible than their native neighbors. Several small snakes were sighted by our crew and hikers.

Rivers of the Anthropocene, Jan 23-5th, 2014

On January 23-25th, researchers convened at IUPUI from across the United States and Europe for the kick-off symposium and workshop of the "Rivers of the Anthropocene" project.  Originally envisioned at a comparison of the Ohio River and the River Tyne in the UK as case studies, researchers and practioners, artists and engineers spoke not only on these rivers and others in these regions but more

Snow Ride at Fort Benjamin Harrison State Park

Great singletrack trail riding this morning at the Fort!

Aaron Froehlke, The Oaks Academy (Left)
Jeremy Webber, CEES (Right)

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