New 4-H Alabama Water Watch Project: Exploring Pathogen Pollution in Our Waters

Are you an educator, or do you know of an educator who would like to engage your students with citizen science and watershed stewardship?  We are currently recruiting educators from coastal counties to help us pilot the new 4-H AWW Project “Exploring Pathogen Pollution in Our Waters.”

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USFS CitSci Project Workshops

We have wrapped up our final USFS CitSci Project Workshop for 2020!

AWW and the National Forests in Alabama held three water quality monitoring workshops in the Bankhead, Tuskegee , and Conecuh National Forests. We would like to thank everyone who attended these workshops, and especially all of the the project participants who have picked up sites to monitor!

Tuskegee National Forest workshop participants braving the rain and cold!

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How To: Confirm if your data record was submitted successfully to AWW when entering data online.

We have recently had a few volunteers who have entered data online, but have not seen their data on the Data from Tables or Data from Maps. This could be because it was not submitted successfully into the AWW Server. We want to help you ensure that you have successfully submitted your data to AWW. Follow the steps below to learn how to check if we received your data!

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AWW Data to Action: How the Alabama Department of Environmental Management Uses AWW Data

Alabama Water Watch volunteers spend hours collecting, entering, and analyzing data each month with the intention of improving water quality in Alabama. It is important that our volunteers and supporters have a better understanding of how this valuable data is used and who exactly is using it.

Volunteer Monitors Janne and Gary test for Total Hardness.
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Legacy Helps 4-H’ers Watch Our Waters!

Eight 4-H Alabama Water Watch groups received monitoring materials in 2019 because of Legacy’s support!

In 2019, Legacy, Inc. Partners in Environmental Education selected the Alabama Water Watch Association’s project ” Helping 4-H’ers to Watch Our Waters” for an Environmental Education Grant. The project’s goal was to provide active 4-H AWW groups with monitoring materials for the current school year.

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