Crookston High School, other River Watch teams detail their research at forum.

The 18th Annual River Watch Forum on Wednesday brought high school River Watch teams from across the region to the U of M, Crookston to showcase their data and research findings regarding the health of their local rivers.

The students’ work is part of a Red River Basin citizen science network that features water quality data at more than 150 monitoring sites throughout northwest Minnesota. Student teams displayed their posters and attended break-out
sessions throughout the day.

The Crookston team focused their research on the impacts of drought on the Red Lake River in and around Crookston.