The WaterShed Environmental Education Center
Aimee Hughes is a Water Education Coordinator at The WaterShed; an Environmental Education Center run by the City of Boise’s Public Works Department. As an educator, she aims to increase water and climate change awareness and inspire action by teaching people of all ages how to protect and conserve our precious resources for future generations. Aimee has worked for the City of Boise for 19 years and has been at The WaterShed for the past 10 years. She spends her time at the WaterShed teaching visitors of all ages, leading Water Renewal Tours, managing volunteers and coordinating public events for the education center. Aimee has a bachelor’s degree in Communications from the University of Montana and considers herself a life-long learner. Aimee has been a SW Idaho Project WET Coordinator since 2021.
Cindy Busche is the Environmental Education Manager at the WaterShed Education Center, where she develops and teaches programs about climate change awareness, water protection and water conservation. Her team educates more than 25,000 children and adults annually about the value of individual and collective action to combat climate change. She is currently spear-heading exhibit development as the WaterShed transitions into the first climate and water education center in the country. Cindy has been a SW Idaho Project WET Coordinator since 2016.