Training Workshops

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Alabama Rivers Educator Workshop - Spanish Fort
Open Seats 3
2019-6-20
10:00 am
-2019-6-21
1:00 pm
Alabama Water Watch Annual Meeting
Open Seats 40
2019-6-22
10:00 am
-3:00 pm
Pre-Annual Meeting Water Chemistry Recertification
Open Seats 0
2019-6-22
8:00 am
-9:00 am
Bacteriological Monitoring Workshop - Lee County AL
Open Seats 23
2019-7-11
1:00 pm
-5:00 pm
Alabama Rivers Educator Workshop -Loachapoka, AL
Open Seats 17
2019-7-18
10:00 am
-2019-7-19
4:00 pm
Water Chemistry Monitoring Workshop - Lee County
Open Seats 22
2019-7-24
9:00 am
-4:00 pm
Alabama Rivers Educator Workshop - Turtle Point Science Center
Open Seats 25
2019-9-21
8:00 am
-5:00 pm
Alabama Rivers Educator Workshop - Cheaha State Park
Open Seats 25
2019-11-9
8:00 am
-5:00 pm

Alabama Rivers Educator Workshop - Spanish Fort


Jun 20,2019 - Jun 21,2019 Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Registration is now closed. Alabama Rivers Book Workshops, funded by the Alabama Bicentennial Commission and based on Dr. Bill Deutsch’s newly released book Alabama Rivers, A Celebration and Challenge, are ideal for educators, outreach specialists, classroom teachers, and volunteers who work with 4th-12th grades. For book, curriculum, and workshop details, please visit: http://www.alabamawaterwatch.org/environmental-ed/educator-workshops/ This workshop is approximately 1.5 days long. Day 1: 10am – 5:30pm Instruction will take place predominately in the classroom. Workshop facilitators will provide:
  • An overview of the Alabama Rivers book
  • Instruction in how to use the curriculum
  • Demonstrations of how to conduct several of the lessons
Day 2: 9 am – 1 pm Participants will tour the Mobile Delta by boat. Participants who complete an Alabama Rivers Educator Workshop will receive:
  • Certification as Alabama Rivers Educator
  • Copy of the Alabama Rivers, A Celebration and Challenge by Dr. Bill Deutsch
  • Copy of An Educator’s Guide to Alabama Rivers
  • Access to online digital resources
  • Continuing Education Units from Auburn University
  • Some food and lodging during workshop
The Workshop Registration Fee is $35 and is non-refundable after date one month before workshop. Your registration is not complete until your fee is received. You can pay online in the pages that follow, or mail a check to: Alabama Water Watch 559 Devall Dr. Auburn, AL 36849 Please contact the AWW Office with any questions. awwprog@auburn.edu 334-844-4785

Location

Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Office
30571 Five Rivers Boulevard
Spanish Fort , AL 36527

Event Fees:

Registration Fee $ 35.00

Alabama Water Watch Annual Meeting


Jun 22,2019 - Time: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Registration is now closed. Join us for the 2019 Alabama Water Watch Annual Meeting in Spanish Fort, AL, on Saturday, June 22! Highlights of the day will include AWW updates, Keynote by Ben Raines, award-winning documentary director and environmental reporter, presentations by volunteer monitors, and the AWW Annual Awards Celebration. Historic Blakeley State Park Gatra Wehle Center 34745 State Hwy 225 Spanish Fort, AL 36577 Registration is $25 for adults and $10 for children under 12 and includes catered lunch from the Stagecoach Cafe. Registration Deadline Monday, June 17 by 5 pm. Pay online with a debit or credit card in the following pages, or send a check made out to the AWW Association to the address below before June 14th.  Mail checks to: Alabama Water Watch Association 559 Devall Drive Auburn, AL 36849 On Friday, June 21, the day before the Annual Meeting, we embark on from Historic Blakeley State Park on a  Delta Cruise of the Mobile-Tensaw Delta! We will journey along the delta with the guidance of a local expert on the area's history. PRE-REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT IS REQUIRED AND FEES ARE TRANSFERABLE TO OTHER PARTICIPANTS BUT NON-REFUNDABLE. NO EXCEPTIONS. Add the "Delta Cruise" ticket to your registration to sign up for the Delta Cruise. Spots are limited to 35 participants and are given on a first-come, first-serve basis. Spots will NOT BE GUARANTEED until payment is received.  **Delta Cruise fees are NOT INCLUDED with Annual Meeting Registration.** For more info: http://www.alabamawaterwatch.org/special-events-annual-meeting/annual-meeting/  

Location

Historic Blakeley State Park
34745 State Hwy 225
Spanish Fort, AL 36577

Event Fees:

Adult Registration $ 25.00
Child (12 & Under) Ticket $ 10.00
Delta Cruise FULL-YOU WILL BE WAIT LISTED & CONTACTED IF SPOT OPENS $ 35.00

Pre-Annual Meeting Water Chemistry Recertification


Jun 22,2019 - Time: 8:00 am - 9:00 am
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

Location

Historic Blakeley State Park
34745 State Hwy 225
Spanish Fort, AL 36577

Event Fees:

$ 0.00

Bacteriological Monitoring Workshop - Lee County AL


Jul 11,2019 - Time: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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.

Location

CASIC Building
559 Devall Drive
Auburn, AL 36849

Event Fees:

$ 0.00

Alabama Rivers Educator Workshop -Loachapoka, AL


Jul 18,2019 - Jul 19,2019 Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Registration will close Wednesday, July 10 at 5pm. Alabama Rivers Book Workshops, funded by the Alabama Bicentennial Commission and based on Dr. Bill Deutsch’s newly released book Alabama Rivers, A Celebration and Challenge, are ideal for educators, outreach specialists, classroom teachers, and volunteers who work with 4th-12th grades. For book, curriculum, and workshop details, please visit: http://www.alabamawaterwatch.org/environmental-ed/educator-workshops/ This workshop will also include a second day of instruction that will focus on the Exploring Our Living Streams: Stream Biomonitoring Curriculum. Participants will learn how to teach  their students about the water environment, water pollution, stream ecology, and how to conduct a stream bioassessment that uses aquatic macroinvertebrates as indicators of pollution. This workshop is approximately 2 days long. Day 1: 10am – 5:30pm Instruction will take place predominately in the classroom. Workshop facilitators will provide:
  • An overview of the Alabama Rivers book
  • Instruction in how to use the curriculum
  • Demonstrations of how to conduct several of the lessons
Day 2: 9 am – 4 pm Participants will be trained in stream biomonitoring and the Exploring Our Living Streams Curriculum. Participants who complete an Alabama Rivers Book Workshop will receive:
  • Certification as Alabama Rivers Educator
  • Copy of the Alabama Rivers, A Celebration and Challenge by Dr. Bill Deutsch
  • Copy of An Educator’s Guide to Alabama Rivers
  • A copy of Exploring Our Living Streams: Stream Biomonitoring 
  • Certification as Exploring Our Living Streams Educator and AWW Monitor (Stream Biomonitoring)
  • Access to online digital resources
  • Continuing Education Units from Auburn University
  • Some food and lodging during workshop
The Workshop Registration Fee is $35 and is non-refundable after date one month before workshop. Your registration is not complete until your fee is received. You can pay online in the pages that follow, or mail a check to: Alabama Water Watch 559 Devall Dr. Auburn, AL 36849 Please contact the AWW Office with any questions. awwprog@auburn.edu 334-844-4785

Location

Lee County Historical Society
6500 Stage Rd
Loachapoka, AL 36865

Event Fees:

Registration Fee $ 35.00

Water Chemistry Monitoring Workshop - Lee County


Jul 24,2019 - Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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.

Location

CASIC Building
559 Devall Drive
Auburn, Alabama 36849

Event Fees:

$ 0.00

Alabama Rivers Educator Workshop - Turtle Point Science Center


Sep 21,2019 - Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Alabama Rivers Book Workshops, funded by the Alabama Bicentennial Commission and based on Dr. Bill Deutsch’s newly released book Alabama Rivers, A Celebration and Challenge, are ideal for educators, outreach specialists, classroom teachers, and volunteers who work with 4th-12th grades. For book, curriculum, and workshop details, please visit: http://www.alabamawaterwatch.org/environmental-ed/educator-workshops/ This workshop is 1 day long. Instruction will take place predominately in the classroom. Workshop facilitators will provide:
  • An overview of the Alabama Rivers book
  • Instruction in how to use the curriculum
  • Demonstrations of how to conduct several of the lessons
Participants who complete an Alabama Rivers Educator Workshop will receive:
  • Certification as Alabama Rivers Educator
  • Copy of the Alabama Rivers, A Celebration and Challenge by Dr. Bill Deutsch
  • Copy of An Educator’s Guide to Alabama Rivers
  • Access to online digital resources
  • Continuing Education Units from Auburn University
  • Some food and lodging during workshop
The Workshop Registration Fee is $35 and is non-refundable after date one month before workshop. Your registration is not complete until your fee is received.
This workshop will be hosted in partnership with Legacy, Inc. Registration will be coordinated through Legacy
 

Location

Turtle Point Science
20950 US-31
Flomaton, Alabama 36441

Event Fees:

Alabama Rivers Educator Workshop - Cheaha State Park


Nov 9,2019 - Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Alabama Rivers Book Workshops, funded by the Alabama Bicentennial Commission and based on Dr. Bill Deutsch’s newly released book Alabama Rivers, A Celebration and Challenge, are ideal for educators, outreach specialists, classroom teachers, and volunteers who work with 4th-12th grades. For book, curriculum, and workshop details, please visit: http://www.alabamawaterwatch.org/environmental-ed/educator-workshops/ This workshop is 1 day long. Instruction will take place predominately in the classroom.
Workshop facilitators will provide:
  • An overview of the Alabama Rivers book
  • Instruction in how to use the curriculum
  • Demonstrations of how to conduct several of the lessons
Participants who complete an Alabama Rivers Educator Workshop will receive:
  • Certification as Alabama Rivers Educator
  • Copy of the Alabama Rivers, A Celebration and Challenge by Dr. Bill Deutsch
  • Copy of An Educator’s Guide to Alabama Rivers
  • Access to online digital resources
  • Continuing Education Units from Auburn University
  • Some food and lodging during workshop
The Workshop Registration Fee is $35 and is non-refundable after date one month before workshop. Your registration is not complete until your fee is received.
This workshop will be hosted in partnership with Legacy, Inc. Registration will be coordinated through Legacy

Location

Cheaha State Park
19644 AL-281
Delta, Alabama 36258

Event Fees:

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