CLICK HERE to watch the FreshWaterLIVE distance learning adventure.

FreshWaterLIVE: A Distance Learning Adventure is an online exploration of the origins, travels and perils of fresh water from green forests to household faucets. FreshWaterLIVE brings learning about fresh water to students, teachers, non-formal learners, and all who have an interest in this important resource.

Check out this web site to:
-- Find ways to GET INVOLVED in conserving and learning about freshwater
-- LEARN ABOUT water and watersheds

Watch the FreshWaterLIVE Program

Got a Question?
Ask a Fresh Water Scientist

Why does saving/using less water help the environment?
Using water-saving techniques diverts less water from our rivers, bays, and estuaries, which helps keep the environment healthy and can save money, too!  Less demand on wastewater treatment, which converts used water into drinkable water, helps to reduce the amount of energy and chemicals used to treat, pump, and heat water.  These are all energy demands and can cause pollution of their own, so reducing those demands by using less water overall is great for the environment.

Follow Us
on Facebook

Share with your family, friends and others who would interested in participating in this
about 16 hours ago
Learn more about pollinators!
about 21 hours ago

Join the Conversation
on Twitter

Celebrate #NationalGrasslandsWeek Now through June 25 Register at
about 4 days ago
RT @ForestServiceNW: A glimpse at the Pacific Northwest National Scenic Trail. Adventure awaits . . . #hiking
about 5 days ago
RT @everykidinapark: Planning our weekend getaway but wanted to share an early #HappyFathersDay! #DownYourPass http…
about 5 days ago


USDA Forest Service Prince William Network FSNatureLIVE
Freshwaters Illustrated Planet Lab Nature Watch Discover the Forest Natural Inquirer