Water Resources Center holding community Water Festival July 14

Published: July 09, 2021

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The Auburn University Water Resources Center is putting on a community Water Festival on July 14 from 5-8 p.m. at the Donald E. Davis Arboretum. The center will be showing the movie, "River Dreams," which follows Hunter Nichols' journey from his hometown of Birmingham, Alabama, to the Gulf of Mexico using part of Alabama’s 132,000 miles of rivers.

In addition to the movie, there will also be water-related activities, such as dip-netting for aquatic inverts, fly casting for kids, watershed model demonstrations and more, and there will be booths from local watershed and fly-fishing groups like Alabama Water Watch, Alabama Rivers Alliance, Coosa Riverkeepers, East Alabama Fly Fishing and other Alabama Cooperative Extension groups. This event is fun for the whole family. The Amsterdam food truck will also be serving food. Come out and learn about your local watersheds.

Submitted by: Shelton Griffith