AWW Tiger Giving Project, Protect Alabama Waterways, Mini-grant Program

WE ARE CURRENTLY RECEIVING APPLICATIONS FOR THE AWW TIGER GIVING PROJECT MINI-GRANT PROGRAM!! CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE APPLICATION.

If you are a certified AWW monitor and need some help to get started monitoring at an orphaned site or a new site, in the form of a water chemistry test kit, water chemistry reagents to refill an existing kit, or bacteria supplies, this mini-grant program is for you!

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A River Celebration for Alabama’s Bicentennial!

Alabama officially became the US’s 22nd state on December 14, 1819. This year marks the culmination of a three year celebration called “Alabama 200” led by the Alabama Bicentennial Commission to recognize the people, places, and events that form our rich history. Dr. Bill Deutsch’s recently released book, Alabama Rivers: A Celebration & Challenge, that highlights the human history and natural wonders that have defined Alabama is endorsed by Alabama 200.

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Clara Clothiaux, “E. coli Lady,” Retires

Dr. Clara Clothiaux, the “E. coli Lady,” Save Our Saugahatchee member, retired school teacher, and long-time dedicated AWW Volunteer Monitor has officially retired from water monitoring, during the week of her 85th birthday! We want to take a look back at Clara’s monitoring success stories and her amazing dedication to protecting Alabama’s waters!

Clara (far right) on her 85th Birthday, with Mona Dominguez, Rachel McGuire, and SOS member Carolyn Carr.

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2018 AWW Trainer of the Year

Each year AWW recognizes the Volunteer Trainer who has conducted the most workshops throughout the year with the AWW Trainer of the Year Award. This past year’s award recipient was Mimi Fearn who conducted 16 workshops in the previous year, bringing her overall total of workshops conducted to 62!

Mimi teaches how to conduct a dissolved oxygen test to new volunteers.

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