Water Resources Initiative

The outflow of Saratoga Lake at Fish Creek

Visualization Resources



K-12 Educational Resources

The following lesson plans, developed by Lauren Fletcher '08 and Sieglinde Mueller '08, provide activities for students to help visualize and understand a watershed. Some of the activities are specific to the Saratoga Watershed.

To view the full report, including 34 lesson plans from the Watershed Curriculum, click here.


GIS Center for Interdisciplinary Research

The Skidmore GIS Center for Interdisciplinary Research provides students and faculty with a computing lab and expertise to incorporate GIS into course offerings and research across disciplines. The Center is also a resource for local governments, environmental and social non-profit organizations, and historic societies with its extensive catalog of Saratoga County socio-economic, historic, and natural resource data.