Institute for Watershed Studies

The Institute for Watershed Studies (IWS) exists to support research on freshwater lakes, streams, and wetlands. Affiliated with College of the Environment, IWS provides support to all Western faculty and students with an interest in watershed problems.

For more information on IWS projects and research findings, visit the Institute of Watershed Studies.

Baker Lake on a sunny day. Green water plants poke through the rippling water and a long piece of drift wood floats.