Want to protect WNC’s rivers and streams? This workshop trains adults (17+) in water quality monitoring methods. Topics covered include: basic stream ecology, how to report water quality problems, aquatic insect identification, and field sampling skills. No experience necessary. Donations accepted but not required for participation. RSVP required: staff@eqilab.org or 828-333-0392. For more information, visit www.eqilab.org.

The SMIE training will take place on Saturday, April 6th at Haywood Community College (3300 Building, Room 3331). We will spend the morning in a lab learning background stream ecology and aquatic macroinvertebrate identification.

We will break for lunch (bring your own) and then carpool to a nearby stream where we will practice the sampling methods in the field. Please be sure to dress appropriately. 


  • Occurred Saturday, April 6th, 2019 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm


Haywood Community College

185 Freedlander Drive, 3300 Building, Room 3331
Clyde, 28721