Adirondack Watershed Institute
Housed on the Paul Smith's College campus. 
Raising awareness and creating the next generation of environmentally focused individuals. 
Diverse mission-linked research. 
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
The Adirondack Watershed Institute
of Paul Smith's College

Understanding and Protecting Natural Resources in the Adirondacks

The Adirondack Watershed Institute (AWI) is a component 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, educational programs and publications. Through our work, we also provide large numbers of real jobs and research experiences to undergraduate students.

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Paul Smiths, NY (06/12/2018) — The Paul Smith's College Adirondack Watershed Institute (AWI) has been awarded a five-...

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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