• MissRiverWaterSymp2014
  • Nov. 14-15, 2014
    Lewis and Clark Community College
    Godfrey, Illinois

    The National Great Rivers Research and Education Center was pleased to host the Mississippi River Watershed Education Symposium. Through keynote talks and presentations from speakers throughout the Mississippi River watershed and beyond, the symposium helped facilitate networking opportunities for educators, who wish to partner on unique, science-based watershed education programs.

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    Located in East Alton, Illinois, NGRREC℠ hosts public symposia and conferences approximately every two years for various professionals in the fields of river related research and education. Eighth in a series of NGRREC℠ hosted events, this two-day symposium combined professional development workshops with speaker presentations at Lewis and Clark Community College and area field trips.


    The following conference strands were addressed through presentations and workshops:

    • Watershed Concepts
    • Natural History/Environmental Ed
    • Cultural History
    • Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM)
    • Civic Engagement/Sustainability

    The planning committee for this year’s event included representatives from the following agencies and organizations: Bradley University – Center for STEM Education, Environmental Education Association of Illinois, Missouri Department of Natural Resources, The Nature Institute of Godfrey, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – St. Louis District, and US Forest Service – Shawnee National Forest.

  • Contact

    Natalie Marioni, Director of Environmental Education and Citizen Science

    5800 Godfrey Rd.
    Godfrey, IL

    Phone: (618) 468-2783
    Fax: (618) 468-7211

    Allison Rhanor, Environmental Educator

    5800 Godfrey Rd.
    Godfrey, IL 62035

    Phone: (618) 468-2785

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