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Adopt-a-Wetland Workshop

  • 11 Dec 2021
  • 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Marine Education Center and Aquarium, Skidaway Island, GA
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Adopt-A-Wetland Training- 2019Learn about the importance of wetlands, local projects to improve water quality in Hinesville, and how to become a coastal steward in our Adopt-A-Wetland training. Activities include a presentation on water quality and sampling techniques, short certification quiz and demonstration at the nearby lake. After completing the training, attendees will be certified Adopt-A-Wetland volunteers, and can collect data to submit to the Georgia Adopt-A-Stream online database maintained by the GA Environmental Protection Division.

Please bring a pen or pencil, water and snack, and dress appropriately for the weather. We will be spending some time outside during our demonstration.

Format: In person

Location: Marine Education Center and Aquarium (MECA)

Costs: Free for GAME members & $10 for non-GAME members 

Questions: contact Katie Higgins at or 912-598-2364 

*MECA is located on Skidaway Island at 30 Ocean Science Circle, Savannah GA, 31411

COVID Guidelines:

Wondering if you should register to volunteer? Based on the CDC guidelines, we are asking you the following questions:

  1. Have you been exposed to someone who has been diagnosed with COVID-19? See the CDC’s risk assessment guidance.

  2. Do you have symptoms consistent with COVID-19? Symptoms can include a cough or shortness of breath or at least two of the following: Fever, Chills, Repeated shaking with chills, Muscle pain, Headache, Sore throat, New loss of taste or smell. See the CDC’s symptom information.

If you answered "yes" to any of those questions, we ask you not to register. We are doing all we can to align with best practices and keep our community healthy.

*As a UGA facility, MECA encourages the wearing of face coverings and social distancing within campus facilities. *

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