There is no S.T.A.T.E. U scheduled for the 2018-2019
school year.  Please check back next year.




WHERE:  Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center

TIME:  10:00am – 2:00pm

Columbus Water Works, Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center, Keep Columbus Beautiful Commission and the Chattahoochee RiverWarden developed an environmental awareness program aimed at students in grades 6 through 12.  The program is titled S.T.A.T.E University (Students Taking Action Towards Environment), and is in the form of a competition by school teams.  The best team projects will be presented at a Workshop at Oxbow Meadows in the spring. There will be a 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and honorable mentioned prizes awarded.

Prizes Include:

  • 1st Place – $750
  • 2nd Place – $500
  • 3rd Place – $300
  • Honorable Mention – $200

The focus of the S.T.A.T.E.
University program is:

W5 = Watershed + Wetlands + Water Quality
+ Wildlife + Water Conservation

The theme for the competition is: Water Conservation

The objective of the program is for the teams to develop a project
demonstrating the concept of a watershed approach and how
that affects the water conservation of our region and to use
their project in some public outreach manner.