Meet Our Water Watchers – Dana Herren!

Dana Herren is passionate about water resources, geology, and teaching kids through hands-on activities. She is a dedicated AWW Volunteer Trainer and Monitor, and an active member of the Logan Martin Lake Protection Association. Let’s get to know Dana a little more!

Dana conducts research aboard Dauphin Island’s Alabama Discovery research vessel in the Mississippi Sound along the Gulf Coast.
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Meet Our New Staff Member, Rachel McGuire!

Rachel began her work with Alabama Water Watch and the AU Water Resources Center in May 2018, and officially became a full-time Research Associate with us in October 2018. Rachel conducts training workshops, develops new training and educational materials, works on research and grants, and has been instrumental in creating marketing and promotional materials for AWW! She is an AWWesome addition to the AWW Program Staff as she is extremely hard working, intuitive, creative, and a blast to have around the office!

We realize many of you have already communicated with Rachel, but we wanted to officially welcome her to the AWW family by doing a little bit of a Q&A. Read more below to get to know Rachel!

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Meet Zoe Nye: 4-H Ambassador and Water Watcher!

Zoe Nye is a junior at Ardmore High School in Limestone County. Through her participation with the Naturalist Studies Program at AHS, she became one of the first students certified as a 4-H AWW Water Monitor. In the three years that have followed, she has conducted regular monitoring under the supervision of her teacher, Staff Weems de Graffenried and 4-H Agent Chloe Wilson.

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