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CANCELLED – AWW Monitoring Training – Fairhope (REACHED CAPACITY)

October 20, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Free

THIS TRAINING HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

Alabama Water Watch Monitoring Training

THIS TRAINING HAS REACHED CAPACITY! PLEASE SEE THE EVENTS CALENDAR FOR OTHER OPPORTUNITIES. 

Training Description: Become a certified Volunteer Monitor through this hybrid (online and in-person) training opportunity! Available certifications include AWW Water Chemistry Monitoring and Bacteriological Monitoring and recertification. You must complete each of the steps outlined below to receive your monitoring certification.

Follow these steps to get started:

1.  Register for training through this form by October 3rd, 2023.

2.  Select the monitoring type(s) for which you would like certification through this form.

On October 3rd

Participate in the Kick-Off Zoom from 12-1 pm. This is not required for certification but will help you navigate the training process and meet AWW Staff.

  • Use the link and instructions you receive via email following the Kick-Off Zoom to enroll in the Online Courses required for the certification type(s) you requested.

By Midnight on October 18th

Complete the self-paced, online coursework for the monitoring type(s) of interest.

  • Introduction to AL Water Watch – This course is required for all monitoring types and must be completed to unlock all other AWW Online Courses. (1 hour)
  • Bacteriological Monitoring Course (90 minutes)
  • Water Chemistry Monitoring Course (2 hours)

On October 20h
Attend the in-person Field Day at Weeks Bay National Estuarine Reserve in Fairhope, AL where you will demonstrate your ability to conduct monitoring tests under the observation of an AWW Trainer. Participants will be expected to follow CDC guidelines regarding in-person gatherings during the training.

Weeks Bay National Estuarine Reserve
Tonsmeire Resource Center
11525 US-98
Fairhope, AL 36532

Field Day Schedule: 9am-3pm
8:45 am Check-In for Water Chemistry Monitoring Session
9:00 am Water Chemistry Monitoring Session
12:00 pm Lunch Break
12:45 pm Check-In for Bacteriological Monitoring Session
1:00 pm Bacteriological Monitoring Session
3:00 pm Adjourn

You will receive additional details for each of these steps once you register.

Only your name, email, phone number, and mailing address are required to register for this event. We ask for optional information so we can better understand our effectiveness in serving all Alabama citizens and for reporting general, anonymous statistics to our federal and state funders. We do not share any specific information you provide. The Alabama Cooperative Extension System (Alabama A&M University and Auburn University) is an equal opportunity educator and employer. Everyone is welcome! Please let us know if you have accessibility needs.

Contact AWW with any questions: 1-888-844-4785 or awwprog@auburn.edu.

Details

Date:
October 20, 2023
Time:
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
https://auburn.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_afoZbNK3mrQGqyi

Venue

Weeks Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve Tonsmeire Resource Center
11525 US Highway 98
Fairhope, AL 36532 United States
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Phone:
251-990-5004
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