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Alabama Watershed Stewards (AWS) is a statewide science-based educational program that promotes healthy watersheds, increases understanding of water pollution, and provides the knowledge and tools needed to prevent and resolve local water quality problems. In this free, online self-paced course, you will increase your knowledge about the function of watersheds, their potential impairments, and local watershed protection strategies.
During the training participants will learn about:
-Watershed Systems: What they are and how they work
-Watershed Quality: Learn about water quantity and quality in Alabama.
-How you can improve watershed function
-Community driven watershed management
The course also includes practical and engaging tools for encouraging individuals to take leadership roles in improving their local water quality. CEU’s (0.7) are available for individuals who complete all course requirements.
The program is funded by the Alabama Department of Environmental Management and led by the Alabama Cooperative Extension Water Program in conjunction with Alabama Water Watch.