Keep Forsyth County Beautiful (KFCB), a Keep America Beautiful Affiliate, is offering free Adopt-A-Stream Workshops to educate citizens on how to protect and monitor their local waterways. The workshops are suitable for ages third grade and up and cover two topics, Macroinvertebrate Assessment and Chemical/Bacterial Certification. Upon completion of each workshop, participants will receive a certificate from Georgia Adopt-A-Stream that allows citizens to report water quality data anywhere in the state of Georgia.
The first workshop, Macroinvertebrate Assessment, will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 30 and Saturday, July 23 at the Central Park Recreation Center, 2300 Keith Bridge Road. On Saturday, September 10, the course will be held at Cumming City Hall, 100 Main Street.
The second workshop, Chemical/Bacterial Certification, will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 7 and Saturday, July 30 at the Central Park Recreation Center, 2300 Keith Bridge Road. On Saturday, September 17, the course will be held at Cumming City Hall, 100 Main Street.
Any child under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
To register for these free workshops, call Kevin Smith at (678) 513-5892 or visit www.keepforsythcountybeautiful.org.