Students listen while the Rivers Institute talks about different land use and assets in the Great Miami Watershed, before beginning their float along the Mad River. Along the way, students will observe a series of changes along the river bank; including natural riparian zones, floodplain, industrial/manufacturing areas and urban riverfronts.
University of Dayton Rivers Institute, Fitz Center for Leadership in Community, River Stewards, Great Miami River
University of Dayton, "A Field Trip with Dr. McEwan's Plant Diversity & Ecology Lab" (2011). Blog Archive: River Reflections at the University of Dayton. 156.