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Arkansas Watershed Stewards Education Program – 2014

June 9, 2014

Arkansas Watershed Workshop, June 30

Become an Arkansas Watershed Steward

Arkansas Watershed Steward "Citizens Caring for Water Resources"

WORKSHOP DATES & RSVP INFO

June 30 — Newport — ASU-Newport, Center for the Arts

9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. (lunch included)

Cache Watershed workshop for Clay, Craighead, Greene, Lawrence, Monroe, Prairie, Poinsett, Randolph, St. Francis and Woodruff counties.

RSVP Contact:

Public Policy Center, Kristin Higgins, 501-671-2160 or khiggins@uaex.edu

The one-day workshop will touch on the science behind watersheds and about how residents can start a local watershed group. The program will explain basic concepts, such as what is a watershed and what activities have the potential to harm water quality.

By the end of the workshop, participants will be considered an Arkansas Watershed Steward – a person who knows more about local water concerns and how local actions can affect water quality.

Learn more about your watershed at www.arkansaswater.org or read the Arkansas Watershed Steward Handbook at http://www.uaex.edu/environment-nature/water/docs/ag1290.pdf

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