Georgia Adopt-a-Stream Workshops

Saturday, January 27th 2018 from 9am-1pm:

Join us for a hands-on training workshop on stream water sampling and bacterial testing techniques.The Bacterial Monitoring Workshop will teach volunteers how to monitor Escherichia coli levels in their adopted waterway. E. coli is an indicator organism that is often used to assess the water quality. This workshop will focus on the proper collection of a water sample; transfer of sample onto plates that will be incubated and proper interpretation of results.

Saturday, May 5th 2018 from 9am-12pm:

Autrey Mill Nature Preserve is a proud partner of the North American Native Fish Association (NANFA). With their generous support, we established the Native Fish Exhibit in 2014. They continue to support the exhibit through periodic collections and creek hikes. Join us for a NANFA Creek Hike and learn more about fishy collecting techniques, native fish, and the great organization NANFA!This program is open to participants of all ages. Children under the age of 11 must be accompanied by a paying adult. This program is free for Autrey Mill Members or $5 for all other participants. To fill your day, join us in the afternoon’s Adopt a Stream Chemical Monitoring Workshop for more fun. Register

Saturday, May 5th 2018 from 12:30pm-4pm:

Autrey Mill and Fulton County Water Resources would like to invite you to a Chemical Monitoring Workshop a hands-on training on stream sampling and monitoring. Participants will learn about chemical sampling techniques, while also learning and sharing their views on water-shed issues. After the training, you will be certified by the Georgia Adopt-a-Stream program for chemical monitoring.

Saturday, September 29th 2018 from 10am-3pm

Autrey Mill and Fulton County Water Resources would like to invite you to a Macroinvertebrate Workshop a hands-on training on stream sampling and monitoring. Participants will learn about indicator species, while also learning and sharing their views on water-shed issues. After the training, you will be certified by the Georgia Adopt-a-Stream program for macroinvertebrate monitoring.

These workshops are open to participants 11 years old and up. However, participants under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult registrant. These events are free for Autrey Mill Members or $5 for all other participants.

-In the event of rain, all outdoor activities can be conducted inside or under a pavilion cover.

 

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