Problematic Species and the Quabbin Reservoir: Balancing Ecological Diversity, Recreation, and Water Quality

Quabbin Reservoir Dates: January 3 – 21, 2011
Days: Weekdays
Time: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Access: All Five College students, no charge
Credit: None (co-curricular)

Problematic Species and the Quabbin Reservoir: Balancing Ecological Diversity, Recreation, and Water Quality

Dates: January 4 – 22, 2010
Days: Weekdays
Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm

Location:Meeting in Webster 102 and the lower floors of Seeley Mudd; faculty presentations and technology trainings in various classrooms; on-site visits to the Quabbin Reservoir and the Harvard Forest.

An Amherst Summer “Bucket List”

July 27, 2011

By Rebecca Ojserkis ’12

Amherst students love the protection and comfort of the so-called college “bubble,” but we all need to escape into the real world from time to time.

“There are no communities that are prepared for a 30-foot-tall wall of water.”

March 17, 2011

As the devastation of Japan’s earthquake, tsunami and nuclear crisis continue to play out on the other side of the globe, geology professor Tekla Harms and her colleagues in the department have been following the situation with great interest and sympathy.

MWRA WATER SYSTEM MAP -04

The Massachusetts Water Resources Authority map of their water system, including the Quabbin Reservoir on the western end.

The Quabbin Reservoir

Submitted by Andy Anderson
* Description: Quabbin Reservoir * Creator/Photographer: User:Solarapex * Uploader: User:Solarapex * Date: 13 November 2005 * Other Versions: none * License status: Creative Commons Attribution-Sharealike

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