Using Environmental Service Learning in an Urban Environment to Address Water Quality Issues
Lenore P. Tedesco, Kara A. Salazar March, 2006 Journal of Geoscience Education v54 p123

This article describes an environmental service learning program. The goal of the program is to engage students in urban water quality education and environmental stewardship activities. Service learning work days are part of the community-based research programs, and provide students with opportunities to apply course material to contemporary environmental problems. Work day activities include restoring wetland and floodplain ecosystems, combating non-point source pollution, native plant installation, and invasive exotic plant species eradication.



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Subject: Geoscience:Hydrology:Surface Water:Water Management and Policy, Environmental Science:Water Quality and Quantity:Wetlands, Geoscience:Geology:Sedimentary Geology, Environmental Science:Ecosystems:Restoration/Reclamation, Environmental Science:Water Quality and Quantity:Non-Point Source Pollution
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Activities:Project:Service Learning, Scientific Resources:Research Results, Report
Research on Learning: Ways Of Learning:In the Field
Topics: Earth surface:Sedimentary Geology, Hydrosphere/Cryosphere:Surface Water:Water Management and Policy