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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

If you are coming in far from town and need lodging, requests must be submitted before July 1! 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 – 5:00pm 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


Registration is closed for this event.
For more information or questions, please email:
awwprog@auburn.edu

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