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Alabama Watershed Stewards Workshop – Birmingham
March 5 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm$25
This one-day educational program is open to the general public and strives to educate citizens about watersheds and water issues, provide communities with the knowledge of how to protect and improve water quality and empower communities to help protecting the quality of their watersheds. The program is coordinated by the Alabama Cooperative Extension System Water Program, in partnership with Alabama Water Watch, Auburn University Water Resource Center, the Alabama Department of Environmental Management, and local resource partners at each event.
Topics covered will include:
- Watershed Systems: What they are and how they work
- Watershed Quality: Learn about water quantity and quality in Alabama
- How you can improve watershed function
- Community driven watershed management
- Local water related organizations
Questions? Please contact: ACES Water Programs Project Coordinator Laura Bell [email protected].
Funded by the Alabama Department of Environmental Management Clean Water Act Section 319(h) nonpoint source grant provided by the US Environmental Protection Agency Region 4.
Alabama Watershed Stewards (AWS) is a statewide science-based educational program that promotes healthy watersheds, increases understanding of water pollution, and provides the knowledge and tools needed to prevent and resolve local water quality problems.
Sign in starts at 8:30 am, training is from 9:00 – 4:00 pm.
CEUs: 0.6 from Auburn University
How to register: https://www.aub.ie/AWS
Catered lunch and free Watershed Stewards handbook provided.
For more information on the Alabama Watershed Stewards program, visit www.aces.edu/aws