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Science Research

“...biggest impact on my worldview”

Jennifer Heim, Class of 2013

Hometown: Watertown, S.D.
Major: Environmental Science and Biology
Research title: “Buena Vista North Raccoon River Headwater Project”

“The biggest impact on my worldview was the realization of how important each body of water is in its watershed. Water flowing through Outlet Creek, the stream where I did my research, will eventually make its way to the Gulf of Mexico where people are experiencing more serious water quality issues than we are in Iowa. If we don’t do our part to control what goes into our water, we’re not only hurting ourselves but everyone in the Mississippi River Basin south of us. That’s a lot of people.” 

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