Dear Shawn, Barry, and Jerry,
Please see some exciting event announcements below and feel free to forward to your networks. We wanted to reach out to you as you are familiar with AAS and may know students and teachers who may be interested in these events. Please feel free to let us know if you any questions. Details about the event are below and we appreciate your help in sharing this exciting opportunity with teachers and students in your community!
Become a Water Steward! Adopt-A-Stream and Project WET: 3-day Workshop and Training for Educators
Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday, July 19-21, 2016, 9:00a-5:00p each day
Stone Mountain Memorial Association Office
Register here: bit.ly/1sd6YEL
$35 registration fee includes certifications for Adopt-A-Stream, Project WET, Healthy Water-Healthy People, and the Urban Watershed Stormwater Curriculum.
Curriculum Guides, workshop materials, park entrance, snacks and lunches are also included.
This workshop is designed for middle/high school educators and PLUs are available. Network with natural resource professionals and other educators and become a leader in environmental education!
· Adopt-A-Stream Chemical, Macroinvertebrate & Bacterial Certification for Quality Assurance
· Project WET, Healthy Water/Healthy People and Urban Watershed Stormwater Educator Certification
· Environmental Education that is correlated to Georgia and National Standards
· Research-based and field tested activities, outdoor field sessions and exploration in on site creeks
· Interdisciplinary, integratable, hands-on and fun!
Participants must attend the entire 3-day workshop to be certified in any of the programs. The registration fee cannot be discounted on a per program basis. Bring the world’s best water education curricula to your students and join Georgia’s volunteer water quality monitoring program!
Third Annual Student Water Science Poster Competition
We are pleased to announce the third annual Adopt-A-Stream Student Water Science Poster Competition. Please see details about this event below and we appreciate your help in sharing this exciting opportunity with teachers and students in your community!
Abstract submittals are due by JANUARY 15, 2017 via the Abstract Submission Form found at www.GeorgiaAdoptAStream.org.
Visit our Confluence page for more information about the conference and the Competition Flyer, Student Abstract Competition Guidelines, and Judging Criteria. Abstracts and posters of previous year’s competition winners can be viewed at the bottom of the Science & News page.
Selected abstract entries will present their posters at Confluence, the AAS volunteer monitoring conference, held on Friday and Saturday, March 24-25, 2017 at the Environmental and Heritage Center in Buford GA. Travel stipends are available for eligible participants.
Cash prizes awarded in three levels:
· High School (9th-12th Grade)
This competition provides a platform for students to share water science research projects, receive recognition throughout the water quality monitoring community, interact with peers and professionals in the field and publish their work in the AAS newsletter and website.
Harold, Chelsea, Seira, Jo and Monica
Georgia Watershed Outreach
Environmental Protection Division, GA DNR
2 MLK Jr. Dr. SE, Suite 1462 E
Atlanta, GA 30334