The Adirondack Watershed Institute
of Paul Smith's College
Invasive Species
A comprehensive program for the prevention, early detection, monitoring and management of aquatic invasive species.
Water Quality
A regional lake and stream monitoring program to understand and protect water quality
Research
Diverse mission-linked research. 
Outreach
Raising awareness and creating the next generation of environmentally focused individuals. 
Paul Smith's College
Housed on the Paul Smith's College campus. 

Understanding and Protecting Natural Resources in the Adirondacks

The Adirondack Watershed Institute (AWI) is a program of Paul Smith's College that conducts work broadly focused on conserving and protecting natural resources in the Adirondack region. We offer a range of services to the public, including invasive species management, water quality monitoring, recreational use studies, ecological studies, and educational programs and publications. Through our work, we also provide large numbers of real jobs and research experiences to undergraduate students.

News & Events
6/21/2014
Jefferson County Community College

The Volunteer Lake Steward Training will take place on June 21st at Jefferson County Community College from 1 - 4 pm. The...

6/26/2014
Paul Smith's College

Help spread the word! Get on-board with the Adirondack Park Invasive Plant Program's 13th annual aquatic invasive plant...

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The mission of the Adirondack Watershed Institute of Paul Smith's College is to create scientifically-sound knowledge about terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems and human relationships with the environment, enhance the educational opportunities available for undergraduate students and to engage the Adirondack Community in ways that facilitate the stewardship of our natural resources.

Adirondack Watershed Institute
Paul Smith's College
P.O. Box 265, Paul Smiths, NY 12970-0244
Tel: 518-327-6213
Fax: 518-327-6369