RMRS Air, Water, & Aquatic Environments Science Program RMRS Air, Water, & Aquatic Environments Science Program

US Forest Service Research and Development

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Rocky Mountain Research Station
 RMRS Science Program Areas
 Air, Water and Aquatics Science Program
 Research Subjects
   Class in the Creek
   What's a Watershed
   Climate Change
 Field Locations
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About the Rocky Mountain Research Station

AWAE Program Headquarters
322 East Front St., Ste 401

Boise, ID 83702

(208) 373-4340


Rocky Mountain Research Station Headquarters

2150 Centre Ave., Bldg A
Fort Collins, CO 80526

(970) 295-5923

United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service.

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Science for Kids




A Watershed: The Making of a River

When using this image: Image Credit. A. Vicente, U.S. Forest Service.


A Watershed is an area of land where all of the water that is under it, or drains off of it collects into the same place (e.g. The River). Most of the watersheds in Idaho are part of the Columbia River Basin Watershed, which drains into the Pacific Ocean!


The Health of a River


Maps outlining the area of the Boise Watershed & The Columbia River Basin




Rocky Mountain Research Station - Air, Water and Aquatic Environments Sciences Program
Last Modified:  Friday, 16 June 2023 at 15:18:05 CDT

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