Bitter Root Water Forum program fosters future earth stewards

“What is a watershed?”

That is the first question Emilie Lahneman, the Big Sky Watershed Corps member with the Bitter Root Water Forum has been asking seventh-grade students this month during lessons for the Earth Stewardship Program.

On paper, students draw out what they think a watershed is.

“Many of the kids draw a building with pipes coming out of it. They logically take the word at face value of a shed for water,” said Lahneman.

Throughout the lesson Lahneman works to change that idea.

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