Water Bugs

Ellen Hammond
Oregon Department of Agriculture

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Students learn about different kinds of water bugs including several live examples. The importance of water bugs in the food chain is explained as well as how pollution effects them and how they can be used as pollution indicators. Students are show living water bugs and asked to identify them from a chart.

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The Owyhee Watershed Council's educational activities are supported by the

Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board.

For further information please contact:
Nicole Sullivan
Owyhee Watershed Coordinator
(541) 372-5782
nsullivanowc@qwestoffice.net