The River Field Studies Network is a Research Coordination Network in Undergraduate Biology Education funded by the US National Science Foundation (NSF RCN-UBE # 1919737, 2120665) being jointly funded by the Directorate for Biological Sciences, Division of Biological Infrastructure, and the Directorate for Education and Human Resources, Division of Undergraduate Education as part of their efforts to address the challenges posed in Vision and Change in Undergraduate Biology Education.