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Subject: Help on river study
Date Posted: 8/16/2008 8:45 PM ET
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can any of you teachers give me ideas on books and ideas on how/what to study for ecology of a river. A project we want to do for homeschool, but looking for some starting resources Thanks!

Date Posted: 8/17/2008 5:43 AM ET
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Try Lynne Cherry's " A River Ran Wild".  It is the ecological study of a river in CT.  Her books are excellent with lots of illustrations.

Date Posted: 8/17/2008 10:04 AM ET
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Is there a Project Wet in your area? I know that schools across the country get involved with the program and I would think that they'd be willing to work with homeschooling parents as well.  Years ago I had a friend who ran a Project Wet and Project Wild program in Michigan and I know she would have gladly accepted homeschoolers as well as traditional schools. 

Project Wet  http://www.projectwet.org/index.html