Personnel Goals Projects Facilities

The SRI goals include:

  • Work with faculty to develop new experientially-based courses which cross disciplinary boundaries and attract students from a wide range of interests.
  • Foster innovative research on aquatic ecology, hydrology, fluvial geomorphology, geology, cultural anthropology, art and literature, local history, and natural history.
  • Explore and develop the applications of academic research to watershed management and restoration of degraded areas in the Susquehanna Watershed.
  • Interact with watershed groups and other NGOs, providing resources to facilitate their efforts.
  • Each September, offer annual Susquehanna River conference and smaller workshops and seminars.
  • Disseminate information through professional publications, newsletters, etc.
  • Inspire and connect students to nature and increase their understanding of natural systems, environmental ethics, and the need to achieve holistic solutions to global environmental issues.
  • Equip students to become leaders for tomorrow, providing them the skills and knowledge necessary for sustainable watershed management.


Ritter House • 635 Fraternity Road • Bucknell University • Lewisburg, PA 17837 • (570)577–1490
This initiative is funded in large part by a grant from the Henry Luce Foundation.