You can learn how to help test water quality in the Suwannee River Basin.
WWALS testing trainer Gretchen Quarterman
will do the classroom portion of the course by zoom,
followed by hands-on practical training at a waterway with physical distancing.
will teach both chemical and bacterial training in person. There is a classroom portion with demonstration, followed by practical and test for each class. Classroom materials will be provided. The tests are on paper and are to be taken on-site.
This is both Chemical and Bacterial training by Georgia Adopt-A-Stream (AAS) methods.
Yes, we can and do use this in Florida as well as Georgia, and we have testers based in Florida.
We currently have testers on the Little, Withlacoochee, Alapaha, Ichetucknee, Santa Fe, and Suwannee Rivers.
We need more of those, and also for the Alapahoochee River, as well as Cat Creek, Beatty Branch, Sugar Creek, Okapilco Creek, and others.
For more, see: https://wwals.net/testing/