Institute of Watershed Research and Management

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Jerry R. Miller

Larry Kolenbrander
Outreach Coordinator

Dept. of Geosciences & Natural Resources
331 Stillwell Building
Western Carolina University
Cullowhee, NC 28723

Institute of Watershed Research and Management

The Institute of Watershed Research and Management (IWRM) at Western Carolina University is an interdisciplinary association of faculty and staff from across the university who are devoted to the promotion of sustainable watershed management through research, education, and outreach.

A fundamental objective of IWRM is to provide novel, innovative, and objective research required to effectively balance economic prosperity with environmental interests during a time of unprecedented environmental change by bring together multidisciplinary teams to tackle pressing management issues. 

IWRM also provides technical information, expertise, and training to federal, state, and local governments, concerned citizens, nonprofit organizations and other concerned stakeholders. 

For additional information, read more about the Institute’s mission, its ongoing research and affiliated programs, or contact us by phone or email with your questions.


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