Youth Freshwater Ecology School

Sunday, 19 August 2018 & Monday, 20 August 2018.

Young scientists, graduate and undergradute students, and high school students who are interested in taking the Youth Freshwater Ecology School lessons must send the completed registration form to the Organizing Committee. The first 30 early-bird registrants will take lessons given by invited ecological specialists and professionals. The tentative lessons include:


     *       Ephemeroptera, Plecoptera & Trichoptera (EPT) Taxonomy

  (by Professor John Morse, Clemson University)

  *      Macroinvertebrate and Fish Ecology

      (by Professor Yong Cao, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign & Professor Lizhu Wang, Great Lakes Regional Office)

  *     Scientific Communication & Writing

  (by Professor Charles Hawkins, Utah State University)

  *     Field Training for Stream & River Quantitative Physical Habitat Data Collection

(by Professor Bob Hughes, Amnis Opes Institute & Oregon State University)


The scheduled Youth Freshwater Ecology School lessons at a glance:

Scheduled time




Sunday, 19 August   2018


EPT Taxonomy

John Morse

Nanjing Normal University


Macroinvertebrate Ecology 

Fish Ecology

Yong Cao

Lizhu Wang

Nanjing Normal University

Monday, 20 August   2018


Scientific Communication & Writing

Charles Hawkins

Nanjing Normal University


Quantitative Physical Habitat Data Collection

Bob Hughes

Streams in Purple Mountain

Note: Regarding field physical habitat data collection training, 30-45 minutes hiking is needed to reach streams in the Purple Mountain. Students should be prepared to work in the streams by bringing clipboards & pencils (not pens), waders & rain gear, or a change of clothing and footwear.

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