|Posted by Tyler Orr on November 23, 2013 at 12:00 AM|
Warm Springs Watershed Association is the recipient of a $3000.00 grant from the Two Rivers Giving Circle, part of the Eastern West Virginia Community Foundation. This grant is the culmination of discussions that have taken place over a long period of time. Partners in this discussion have included:
There have already been several outcomes from these meetings, including:
While three of the high school’s science teachers currently use the wetlands as part of their curriculum, many people in the community fail to see the wetlands as an asset to the school and the larger community. Indeed, many people see the wetlands as a potential source of harm to students.
To address these misconceptions, WSWA and the Eastern Panhandle Conservation District will create and install six kiosks in areas close to the wetlands that are used by the public. EPCD already has funds to create four kiosks. Through these kiosks, the following messages will be conveyed:
The artwork on the signs will be produced by local students.
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