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