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Alabama Extension Provides COVID-19 Resources

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – As the pace of reported coronavirus (COVID-19) cases accelerates across the United States, events that bring many people together are being canceled. Austin, Texas officials canceled the South by Southwest Festiv…

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Upcoming Alabama Watershed Stewards Workshops

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – Alabama’s rich water resources range from rushing mountain streams to the relaxing, sugar sand beaches of the coast. It is not always clear, however, what the connection is between our everyday tasks and the qu…

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Agricultural Best Management Practices for Water Quality

Roughly 46 percent of United States acreage is made up of grassland-pasture, rangeland, and cropland that produce an abundant supply of food and food-based products. Agriculture is vital to the economic and social well-being of all American…

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Understanding the Types of Water Pollution

… to degradation. Alabama utilizes their drinking water from both ground and surface water.

Many of Alabama’s water resources are highly susceptible to pollution due to our unique geology and climate. Dissolved pollutants reach gr…

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Watering Tips

 As with any system it is important to avoid runoff when irrigating or watering. Proper irrigation installation and design will ensure that each plant receives sufficient water.

Reduce the need for watering. Choose water-effic…

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Water Use in Alabama

Alabama’s water resources are important for economic growth and sustainability and for quality of life. The rivers, lakes, and streams in the state help to sustain communities, provide support for industries and jobs, generate pow…

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Alabama Extension Offers Drought Resources

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala.—Conditions in Alabama are hot and dry. Strings of days with record-breaking heat have made September 2019 one of the hottest Septembers on record. The heat and drought are nothing new, though.

While only .2 perc…

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Everyday Water Conservation

… sprinkler heads are watering your yard (and not the street).

Taking on a few of these actions will help stretch our water resources in times of drought and in times of plenty. You may see a savings in your water bill, too!

To learn m…

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Alabama Watershed Stewards Handbook

… Management, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and other agencies including Alabama Water Watch with the Auburn Water Resources Center. This project was fully funded by the Alabama Department of Environmental Management through a Cl…

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Alabama Watershed Stewards Workshops

… Management, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and other agencies including Alabama Water Watch with the Auburn Water Resources Center. This project was fully funded by the Alabama Department of Environmental Management through a Cl…

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Alabama Watershed Stewards Program

…lake, or ocean.  No matter where you are, you are in a watershed and your actions may help protect or potentially harm water resources.
What is Alabama Watershed Stewards?
The Alabama Watershed Stewards (AWS) is a science-based education…

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Forestry, Wildlife & Natural Resources Team Impacts 2018

…ershed best management practices, increased adoption of watershed best management practices, and improved conditions of water resources as documented by Alabama Water Watch (AWW) volunteer water monitors.

Extension Collaborators (from AW…

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Alabama Water Watch Offers Alabama Rivers Educator Workshops

…n, habitats and recreation for those who call Alabama home. Alabama Water Watch, which is part of the Auburn University Water Resources Center and receives support from the Alabama Cooperative Extension System, is providing educators with A…

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