Watershed Awareness with Project AWARE

By Taylor on October 31, 2012 in Blog

What is a watershed? And why are they so important?

How much do you know about the health and safety of natural bodies of water in your community?

A watershed awareness event will be held at Drake University on Monday, November 5.

Learn more about Project AWARE – a program that turns volunteers into aquatic garbage collectors for a day – as well as the importance eco-education and preserving the health of our rivers.

Speakers include Iowa DNR research geologist Lynette Seigley, the Des Moines Water Works‘ Linda Kinman and Iowa artist David Williamson.

When: November 5 at 3:30 p.m.

Where: 101 Meredith Hall, Drake University

The event will be sponsored by students in Drake University’s Urban Environmental History course.

For more information about the event or with questions, contact Amahia Mallea or April Wyett.