About Us

River Source coordinates a Data Sharing Project that includes the creation of Watershed Wiser. The with the support by:
- Cimarron Watershed Alliance (www.cimarronwatershed.org)
- River Network (www.rivernetwork.org)
- New Mexico Forest and Watershed Restoration Institute (www.nmhu.edu/nmfwri)
- New Mexico Riparian Council (www.ripariancouncil.org)
- Opensourcery (www.opensourcery.com)

River Source's data sharing project will be attempt to create open source, free software for individuals and organizations in the public and private sector to organize and present data. For more information about Watershedwiser.org, please see the attached documents.
- Why use Watershed Wiser?
- Instructions for Watershedwiser.org Users

PLEASE NOTE THAT DATUM FOR WATERSHEDWISER.ORG REQUIRE GPS POINTS IN A PARTICULAR DATUM AND MAP PROJECTION - WGS 84 (datum) & Lat/Lon hddd.dddd (map projects latitude and longitude in decimal degrees. For example, a site at Frenchies Field footbridge in Santa Fe, New Mexico is 35.67314 for latitude and -105.98528 for longitude.

The presence of benthic macroinvertebrates (when we identified them in a sample but didn't count them) is noted in data sets by 0.1 if they were present.

Header/Footer image based on a photo provided by Joe Avalos (Ruidoso High School & Just Shoot Me Photography)

watershedwiser flyer.pdf1.02 MB
Instructions data entry - watershedwiser typical user.pdf152.26 KB