CREWS news

This blog contains information about the CREWS project and team, including news, updates, highlights, outcomes and products, or any other useful content about the CREWS project.

 

CREWS graduate students Riley Logan and Megan Moore presented their research at a Diving into Data workshop hosted by the Science Math Resource Center in February
Researchers and students from the CREWS Natural Resource Social Science and Judith River Watershed teams published two articles in 2021 on rural drinking water systems and infrastructure

In 2020, Dr. Ashley Beck, an Assistant Professor of Biology at Carroll College in Helena, was awarded a workforce development seed grant from the Montana NSF EPSCoR Consortium for Research on Environmental Water Systems (CREWS). The objective of her seed grant project was to develop a Course-based Undergraduate Research Experience (CURE) for students at Carroll College.

In Year 3 of the CREWS project, Georgia Smies, an instructor in the Fisheries and Wildlife Program at Salish Kootenai College (SKC) was awarded a CREWS seed grant to improve Category 1 wetland characterization using remote sensing tools and environmental DNA. As a CREWS seed grant recipient, Georgia Smies has accomplished a great deal with her award and research.

Meet Jaden Woeppel, an intern with the 2021 CREWS Undergraduate Research Internship program!
The CREWS-Powder River Basin team continued groundwater sampling efforts over this past summer
Meet Amanda Spencer, an intern with the 2021 CREWS Undergraduate Research Internship program!
This summer, researchers and students from the CREWS-Judith River Watershed team continued efforts to investigate nitrate processing in stream-riparian corridors through groundwater and surface water sampling.
CREWS researchers and students working on the Upper Clark Fork River (UCFR) undertook the "Big Diel" this past July, a 48-hour sampling event that sought to characterize the diel cycle of nutrients and carbon dioxide alongside metals and arsenic in the UCFR.
Meet Charlie Nicholson, an intern with the 2021 CREWS Undergraduate Research Internship program!