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Water is Life: On the Tennessee River
June 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmFree
Water is Life: On the Tennessee River with Huntsville Canoe Club, Tennessee Riverkeeper and Wetlands Education Learning Projects (WELP)Learn more about the mighty Tennessee River and three of the groups working to protect the river for generations to come. Hear the challenges the river faces and celebrate the recreational opportunities the river provides. You’ll also hear about how WELP is including veterans and young people in the work they do to protect the wetlands in the Tennessee watershed.
As a special bonus this week, we will hear about the intersection of race and environment from Cleo Stubbs (WELP), one of our our already scheduled panelists for this week. We encourage you to stick around after the planned presentation for this from-the-heart discussion with Cleo.
ABOUT THE WATER IS LIFE SERIES
Each Tuesday, starting on Rivers of Alabama Day (April 14), we invite you to join us from noon – 1 pm for this virtual get-together…with a purpose! We will be highlighting the role that water plays in our lives throughout Alabama and we will share how you can participate in the efforts to protect water, even in this new “normal”. You’ll hear from our partners across the state, and leading experts in water protection. We’ll even have a few river history lessons thrown in!