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February 2019

Environmental Education Association of Alabama Conference

February 28 - March 2

The Environmental Education Association of Alabama (EEAA) is a non-profit group comprised of educators and professionals involved in teaching about the environment. EEAA is an affiliate of the North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE).

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March 2019

Bacteriological Monitoring Workshop – Calhoun Co

March 2 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
JSU’s Martin Hall – Room 202 (Collaborative Classroom), 700 Pelham Rd N
Jacksonville, AL 36265 United States
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Free

Trainers: Whitney Flynn and Dana Herren Workshop Contact Email: whitneyh777@gmail.com Workshop Location:  Jacksonville State University Martin Science Hall Room 202 (Collaborative Classroom) 700 Pelham Rd Jacksonville, AL 36265 Workshop Description: Detect levels of E.coli and other coliform bacteria in water as indicators of contamination. Determine if water is safe for drinking, swimming and aquatic life.

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River Rendezvous with Chattahoochee River Keeper

March 9 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Valley City Hall, 20 Fob James Dr.
Valley, AL 36584 United States
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**This event is not hosted by Alabama Water Watch** Volunteers will have the opportunity to learn about the Moores Creek stream project and collect water samples. This will be a fun, family-friendly event - bring your friends and kids! Registration begins at Valley City Hall at 9:30 am Eastern. Breakfast will be provided. View event flyer here.  Valley City Hall 20 Fob James Dr. Valley, AL 36854

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Alabama Rivers Alliance Water Rally 2019

March 15 @ 8:00 am - March 17 @ 5:00 pm
Camp Beckwith, 10400 Beckwith Lane
Fairhope, AL 36532 United States
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When: March 15-17 Where: Camp Beckwith in Fairhope, AL Event Host: Alabama Rivers Alliance Event Website: https://alabamarivers.org/?event=alabama-water-rally-2019 Alabama Water Rally is the annual gathering of Alabama’s network of water advocates and allies hosted by the Alabama Rivers Alliance. This is an educational, networking and celebratory event for community and watershed based organizations as well as individual Alabamians interested in #CleanWater and protection of all our waterways. The conference moves to different regions of the state each year so that it is accessible to citizens…

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CANCELLED – Water Chemistry Monitoring Workshop – Dale Co

March 20 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dale County Extension Office, 202 AL-123
Ozark, AL 36360 United States
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Free

**This workshop has been cancelled. Participants registered for this workshop will be given registration priority when the workshop is re-scheduled.** Trainers: TBD Workshop Contact Email: awwprog@auburn.edu Workshop Contact Phone: 334-844-4785 Workshop Location:  Dale County Extension Office 202 AL-123 Ozark, AL 36360 Workshop Description: Test physical and chemical characteristics of water to determine pollution sources and long-term trends in water quality. Six variables are measured with a customized test kit, and results can be compared with water quality standards that define conditions…

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World Water Day

March 22

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Alabama Water Watch Benefit Bass Tournament

March 23 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wind Creek State Park, 4325 AL-128
Alexander City, AL 35010 United States
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$120

Saturday, March 23 2019 Safe Light - 3:00 PM Central Wind Creek State Park Open boat benefit bass tournament for Auburn University affiliated Alabama Water Watch Program. Entry fee is $120 per boat and we will fish from Safe Light until 3pm central. Follow the links below to learn more. Click here to register online. Mail-in Entry Form (PDF)

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April 2019

Bacteriological Monitoring Workshop – Lee Co, AL

April 5 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Alabama Water Watch, 559 Devall Drive
Auburn, AL 36849 United States
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Free

Trainers: TBD Workshop Contact Email: awwprog@auburn.edu Workshop Contact Phone: 334-844-4785 Workshop Location:  CASIC Building 559 Devall Drive Auburn, AL 36849 Workshop Description: Detect levels of E.coli and other coliform bacteria in water as indicators of contamination. Determine if water is safe for drinking, swimming and aquatic life.

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CANCELLED – Water Chemistry Monitoring Workshop – Lee Co, AL

April 6 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Alabama Water Watch, 559 Devall Drive
Auburn, AL 36849 United States
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Free

**This workshop has been cancelled. Participants registered for this workshop will be given registration priority when the workshop is re-scheduled.** Trainers: TBD Workshop Contact Email: awwprog@auburn.edu Workshop Contact Phone: 334-844-4785 Workshop Location: CASIC Building 559 Devall Drive Auburn, AL 36849 Workshop Description: Test physical and chemical characteristics of water to determine pollution sources and long-term trends in water quality. Six variables are measured with a customized test kit, and results can be compared with water quality standards that define conditions for…

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Alabama Book Festival

April 13
Old Alabama Town, 301 Columbus Street
Montgomery, AL 36104 United States
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Dr. Bill Deutsch will be on the panel of authors at this year's Alabama Book Festival! He will talk about his new book, Alabama Rivers, A Celebration and Challenge.  Festival activities include panels with Alabama-native authors, vendors, exhibitors, and book signings. Check out the event website for more information! http://www.alabamabookfestival.org/welcome.html This event is not hosted by Alabama Water Watch.

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Water Chemistry Monitoring Workshop – St. Clair County

April 13 @ 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
Lakeside Landing Marina Conference Room, 4600 Martin St. South
Cropwell, AL 35054 United States
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Free

Trainer: Linda Ruethemann Workshop Contact: Isabella Trussell Workshop Contact Email: itrussell@aol.com Workshop Contact Phone: 205-884-4169 Workshop Location:  Lakeside Landing Conference Room 4600 Martin St. South Cropwell, AL 35054 Workshop Description: Test physical and chemical characteristics of water to determine pollution sources and long-term trends in water quality. Six variables are measured with a customized test kit, and results can be compared with water quality standards that define conditions for healthy waterbodies. Message from the Trainer: Bring a sack lunch (drinks provided). Wear sunscreen and…

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May 2019

Bacteriological Monitoring Workshop – Baldwin County

May 4 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Graham Creek Nature Preserve – Kayak Launch, Wolf Bay Dr
Foley, AL 36535 United States
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Free

Trainer: Jackie McGonigal and Homer Singleton Workshop Contact: Homer Singleton Workshop Contact Email: 1fishawk@gmail.com Workshop Contact Phone:251-597-3455 Workshop Location:  Graham Creek Nature Preserve 23030 Wolf Bay Drive Foley, AL 36535 Workshop Description: Become a certified volunteer water monitor! Learn to detect levels of E.coli and other coliform bacteria in water as indicators of contamination. Determine if water is safe for drinking, swimming and aquatic life.

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Alabama Coastal Foundation – Good Life Ride

May 11
Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail Orange Beach, AL 36561 United States + Google Map

*This event is not hosted by Alabama Water Watch* Event Description: A scenic coastal Alabama, environmentally conscious, and fun bicycle ride. The Alabama Coastal Foundation is hosting the 10th Annual Good Life Ride on May 11, which is the Saturday of Mother's Day Weekend. This year, we are excited to provide three routes - 2, 9, and 19 miles - taking place in the beautiful Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail! The deadline for online registration is Wednesday, May 8th. Registration fees…

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Water Chemistry Monitoring Workshop – Dale County

May 22 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dale County Extension Office, 202 AL-123
Ozark, AL 36360 United States
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Free

Trainers: AWW Staff Workshop Contact Email: awwprog@auburn.edu Workshop Contact Phone: 334-844-4785 Workshop Location:  Dale County Extension Office 202 AL-123 Ozark, AL 36360 Workshop Description: Become a certified volunteer water quality monitor! Learn to test physical and chemical characteristics of water to determine pollution sources and long-term trends in water quality. Six variables are measured with a customized test kit, and results can be compared with water quality standards that define conditions for healthy waterbodies.

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Water Chemistry Monitoring Workshop – Baldwin County

May 25 @ 8:30 am - 1:30 pm
Graham Creek Nature Preserve – Kayak Launch, Wolf Bay Dr
Foley, AL 36535 United States
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Free

Trainer: Jackie McGonigal and Homer Singleton Workshop Contact: Homer Singleton Workshop Contact Email: 1fishawk@gmail.com Workshop Contact Phone:251-597-3455 Workshop Location:  Graham Creek Nature Preserve 23030 Wolf Bay Drive Foley, AL 36535 Workshop Description: Become a certified volunteer water quality monitor! Test physical and chemical characteristics of water to determine pollution sources and long-term trends in water quality. Six variables are measured with a customized test kit, and results can be compared with water quality standards that define conditions for healthy waterbodies.  

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June 2019

Alabama Rivers Educator Workshop – Camp McDowell

June 5 @ 8:00 am - June 6 @ 12:00 pm
Camp McDowell, 105 Delong Rd
Nauvoo, AL 35578 United States
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$35

REGISTRATION CLOSES AT 5PM TODAY!!! Calling all educators, outreach and Extension specialists, classroom teachers and volunteers who work with 4th-12th grades! SAVE THE DATE for a new workshop series based on AWW Founder Dr. Bill Deutsch's new book, Alabama Rivers, A Celebration and Challenge. The workshop will cover a brand-new curriculum based on the book, and will cover natural and human history, geology, geography, and many more topics as they relate to Alabama's rivers. More information on venues and registration coming soon.…

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Alabama Rivers Workshop – Spanish Fort

June 20 @ 8:00 am - June 21 @ 2:00 pm
Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Office, 30571 Five Rivers Boulevard
Spanish Fort, AL 36527 United States
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$35

REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED Calling all educators, outreach and Extension specialists, classroom teachers and volunteers who work with 4th-12th grades! SAVE THE DATE for a new workshop series based on AWW Founder Dr. Bill Deutsch’s new book, Alabama Rivers, A Celebration and Challenge. The workshop will cover a brand-new curriculum based on the book, and will cover natural and human history, geology, geography, and many more topics as they relate to Alabama’s rivers. More information on venues and registration coming soon. When:…

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2019 Alabama Water Watch Annual Meeting

June 22
Historic Blakeley State Park, 34745 State Hwy 225
Spanish Fort, AL 36527 United States
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Registration is now closed.   Save the date for the 2019 AWW Annual Meeting at Historic Blakeley State Park in Spanish Fort, AL

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Pre-Annual Meeting Water Chemistry Recertification

June 22 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Historic Blakeley State Park, 34745 State Hwy 225
Spanish Fort, AL 36527 United States
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This recertification session will be held before the AWW Annual Meeting from 8:00-9:00 AM Workshop Contact: Sydney Smith awwprog@auburn.edu 334-844-4785 Workshop Location: Blakeley State Park - specific location details coming soon

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July 2019

CANCELLED Bacteriological Monitoring Workshop – Lee County AL

July 11 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Alabama Water Watch, 559 Devall Drive
Auburn, AL 36849 United States
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THIS WORKSHOP HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO NOT MEETING THE MINIMUM FOR REGISTRATION. Trainers: AWW Staff Workshop Contact Email: awwprog@auburn.edu Workshop Contact Phone: 334-844-4785 Workshop Location:  CASIC Building 559 Devall Drive Auburn, AL 36849 Workshop Description: Become a certified volunteer water quality monitor!  Learn to detect levels of E.coli and other coliform bacteria in water as indicators of contamination. Determine if water is safe for drinking, swimming and aquatic life.

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Alabama Watershed Steward Program

July 16 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
CASIC Building, 559 Devall Drive
Auburn, AL 36849 United States
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$10

*This workshop and related materials have been developed by the Pepperell Branch Watershed Partnership. Alabama Water Watch is a partner for this program.* Join us for the first opportunity to become an Alabama Watershed Steward!  Facilitators: Pepperell Branch Watershed Partnership and AWW Staff Workshop Cost: $10 + tax (catered lunch provided) Workshop Contact: Nikki Dictson Phone:  979-575-4424 Email: ndictson@auburn.edu Website: https://aub.ie/pepperell Workshop Location:  CASIC Building, Room 109 559 Devall Drive Auburn, AL 36849 Workshop Description:  Alabama Watershed Stewards (AWS) is…

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Alabama Rivers Workshop – Lee County Historical Society

July 18 @ 10:00 am - July 19 @ 4:00 pm
Lee County Historical Society, 6500 Stage Road
Loachapoka, AL 36865 United States
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$35

If you are coming in far from town and need lodging, requests must be submitted before July 1! Calling all educators, outreach and Extension specialists, classroom teachers and volunteers who work with 4th-12th grades! SAVE THE DATE for a new workshop series based on AWW Founder Dr. Bill Deutsch’s new book, Alabama Rivers, A Celebration and Challenge. The workshop will cover a brand-new curriculum based on the book, and will cover natural and human history, geology, geography, and many more topics as…

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Bacteriological Monitoring Workshop – Cullman County

July 19 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Riverwood Outdoors, 7581 County Road 35
Bremen, AL 35033 United States
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Trainers: Taylor Steele and Stephen Morros Workshop Contact Email: awwprog@auburn.edu Workshop Contact Phone: 334-844-4785 Workshop Location:  Riverwood Outdoors 7581 County Road 35 Bremen, AL 35033 Workshop Description: Become a certified volunteer water quality monitor!  Learn to detect levels of E.coli and other coliform bacteria in water as indicators of contamination. Determine if water is safe for drinking, swimming and aquatic life. Workshop Cancellation Disclaimer: Please register early. Workshops will be cancelled 7 days prior to the event in the case of low…

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Water Chemistry Monitoring Workshop – Winston County

July 20 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Arley Fire Department, Helican Rd Rt 71
Arley, AL 35541 United States
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Trainer: Stephen Morros Workshop Contact: Sydney Smith Workshop Contact Email: awwprog@auburn.edu Workshop Contact Phone: 334-844-4785 Workshop Location:  Arley Fire Department Helican Rd Rt 71 Arley, AL 35541 Workshop Description: Become a certified volunteer water quality monitor! Test physical and chemical characteristics of water to determine pollution sources and long-term trends in water quality. Six variables are measured with a customized test kit, and results can be compared with water quality standards that define conditions for healthy waterbodies.

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Water Chemistry Monitoring Workshop – Lee County

July 24 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Alabama Water Watch, 559 Devall Drive
Auburn, AL 36849 United States
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Free

Trainer: AWW Staff Workshop Contact: Sydney Smith Workshop Contact Email: awwprog@auburn.edu Workshop Contact Phone: 334-844-4785 Workshop Location:  CASIC Building 559 Devall Drive Auburn, AL 36849 Workshop Description: Become a certified volunteer water quality monitor! Test physical and chemical characteristics of water to determine pollution sources and long-term trends in water quality. Six variables are measured with a customized test kit, and results can be compared with water quality standards that define conditions for healthy waterbodies.

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Water Chemistry Monitoring Workshop -Dauphin Island

July 27 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dauphin Island Sea Lab Shelby Auditorium, 101 Bienville Blvd
Dauphin Island, AL 36528 United States
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Trainer: Cade Kistler Workshop Contact: Braxton Orso or Mobile Baykeeper Workshop Contact Email: borso@mobilebaykeeper.org Workshop Contact Phone: 251-422-8105 (Braxton) or 251-433-4229 (Mobile Baykeeper Office) Workshop Location:  Dauphin Island Sea Lab - DISL Shelby Auditorium 101 Bienville Blvd Dauphin Island AL, 36528 CLICK HERE TO VIEW A FACILITY MAP OF DAUPHIN ISLAND SEA LAB Workshop Description: Become a certified volunteer water quality monitor! Test physical and chemical characteristics of water to determine pollution sources and long-term trends in water quality. Six variables are…

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Bacteriological Monitoring Workshop – Dale County

July 31 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Dale County Extension Office, 202 AL-123
Ozark, AL 36360 United States
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Trainers: AWW Staff Workshop Contact Email: awwprog@auburn.edu Workshop Contact Phone: 334-844-4785 Workshop Location:  Dale County Extension Office 202 South Highway 123 Ozark, AL 36360 Workshop Description: Become a certified volunteer water quality monitor!  Learn to detect levels of E.coli and other coliform bacteria in water as indicators of contamination. Determine if water is safe for drinking, swimming and aquatic life.DaleDa

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August 2019

Alabama Watershed Stewards Program

August 8 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Opelika SportsPLEX, 1001 Andrews Rd
Opelika, AL 36801 United States
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$10

*This workshop and related materials have been developed by the Pepperell Branch Watershed Partnership. Alabama Water Watch is a partner for this program.* Join us for the first opportunity to become an Alabama Watershed Steward!  Facilitators: Pepperell Branch Watershed Partnership and AWW Staff Workshop Cost: $10 + tax (catered lunch provided) Workshop Contact: Nikki Dictson Phone:  979-575-4424 Email: ndictson@auburn.edu Website: https://aub.ie/pepperell Workshop Location:  Opelika SportsPLEX 1001 Andrews Rd Opelika, AL 36801 Workshop Description:  Alabama Watershed Stewards (AWS) is a statewide…

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September 2019

Alabama Water Resources Symposium & Conference

September 4 - September 6
Perdido Beach Resort, 27200 Perdido Beach Blvd.
Orange Beach, AL United States
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The Alabama Water Resources Conference is the premiere water conference in the state. It was established in 1986, and has provided a forum for showcasing emerging research, education, and outreach in all aspects of water resources. Important dates for the 2019 Conference are below: June 1 // 2019 Conference Registration Opens June 30 // Deadline to Submit Abstracts (Oral and Poster) July 15 // Selected Oral and Poster Presenters Notified July 25 // Deadline for Notified Presenters to Confirm Presentations…

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West Point Lake History Cruise

September 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Pyne Road Park, 481 Roanoke Rd
LaGrange, GA 30240 United States
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$20

*This event is coordinated by the Chattahoochee Riverkeeper* Friday, September 6 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Pyne Road Park Join us aboard the West Point Lake Floating Classroom to learn about the history of the Middle Chattahoochee River and West Point Lake! The cruise will feature insights from a number of local experts: Bill Deutsch, author of Alabama Rivers: A Celebration and Challenge, retired Auburn University aquatic ecologist, and co-founder of the organization Alabama Water Watch, will enlighten us about how the…

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