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Research Project: Student Conservation Associates Perform Ongoing Research at the USDA Northwest Watershed Center in Boise, Idaho

Location: Watershed Management Research

Project Number: 2052-13610-014-07-A
Project Type: Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Sep 26, 2016
End Date: Sep 30, 2019

Objective:
To utiltize Student Conversation Association members to assist in research related to projects in rangeland vegetation in the Reynolds Creek Experimental Watershed of southwestern Idaho. Assisting in the collection and processing of plant species diversity, cover, and aboveground net primary production (ANPP) data.

Approach:
Student Conservation Association participants are assigned a variety of projects with which they gain experience with scientists and technicians. Student Conservation Association Participants are able to receive AmeriCorps Education Awards to its eligible Conservation Interns because of their participation in this program.