Working to promote & protect the Great Miami River Watershed
Our initiative brings key partners in the Greater Dayton community together to promote, preserve and protect our watershed. Students, faculty and staff work with community members, stakeholders, and local organizations to build community around our rivers. We focus on promoting learning and undergraduate research. Our multifaceted projects bring both the University and the Dayton community to the river.
WDTN-TV/Channel 2 reports on the River Stewards' two-day kayak trip down the Great Miami River.
Engaging with our natural resources.
Video: See how the University of Dayton Rivers Stewards are getting involved in the Miami Valley's groundwater resource.
Local artist takes to the water with River Stewards.
Photo Gallery: Artist-in-Residence Michael Bashaw started his UD residency by working with the Rivers Institute in August during their orientation for the new cohort of River Stewards. The artist joined the students in the kayaks and worked with them to create environmentally friendly art.