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ALABAMA RIVERS EDUCATOR WORKSHOP -LOACHAPOKA, AL

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Jul 18,2019 - Jul 19,2019    Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 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 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


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Lee County Historical Society
6500 Stage Rd
Loachapoka, AL 36865

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