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BE WATER WISE

BE A S.T.A.T.E. U GRADUATE!

WHEN:  May 11, 2018

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.