The establishment of this fund is to make staff support available to assist K-12 students interested in conducting independent scientific research in freshwater ecology. Sparked by Maggie Auman and her family, who with the Leaf Pack Network® tools researched her local streams for two years as part of a science fair project.
(Project details may change over the lifespan of a project. The project description listed here is from the annual report of the most recent project year.)
Funded by: Auman Family
Project Lead: Tara K. Muenz
Project Year: 2019, 2020, 2021