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Storm Drain Marking 2019Clean Water Education Student Activity Workbook Missouri Department of Natural Resources “U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region VII, through the Missouri Department of Natural Resources, has provided partial funding for this project under Section 319 of the Clean Water Act, DNR Subgrant G06-NPS-22.” The field of stormwater management is becoming more vital to our livelihoods, and future engineers and other professionals in STEM fields are needed to continue progress. Bring this topic to life in your classroom through the MSD Clean Water Education program today! MSD Clean Water Education A Free Stormwater Education Program for St. Louis City and County schools within MSD Service Area Reserve a Watershed EnviroScape® Model for Your Classroom The EnviroScape® is a visual, hands-on tool that demonstrates how water pollution results from everyday activities. Through this demonstration students will learn how everyone in their community can reduce non-point source pollution and have healthier watersheds. • Reservation is FREE • EarthWays will drop-off and pick-up model • Staff will provide FREE training and teaching aids on how to use the model with your class Take Action: Engage Students with the Storm Drain Marking We provide all the tools and equipment your group needs to help put knowledge into action. MSD’s Storm Drain Marker Program provides a visible reminder of the consequences of improper waste disposal, and helps communicate to the community that storm drains can carry pollution to area rivers and streams. Great for school projects, scouts, and community groups! • Participation is FREE • We provide you with all the needed supplies • Students build skills in community activity, using maps, recording data, and using GIS software To reserve a model or organize a Storm Drain Marking project contact us at MSDCleanwater@mobot.org or 314.577.0207 MSD Clean Water Education is a program presented by the EarthWays Center of the Missouri Botanical Garden in partnership with the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District. Want to learn more? Join us for a FREE Teacher Professional Development Workshop Register for a Workshop: www.MSDCleanWater.eventbrite.com Get started in building your knowledge and understanding of stormwater issues in our area at an upcoming teacher workshop. Workshops are designed to help facilitate teachers’ desire to learn more about stormwater management and water quality while discovering new ways to bring this topic back to their classroom. During the workshop we will: • Discuss issues related to stormwater management and water quality such as non-point vs point source pollution, pollution impact, and best management practices for our community. • Review curriculum ideas that tie to state standards while still providing mean- ingful, engaging, and hands-on learning opportunities you can do with your students! • Train YOU on how to use the popular EnviroScape® watershed model; models are available for loan FREE from the MSD Clean Water Education program. Work with staff to learn how to present and use this model in your classroom. Saturday, March 2nd, 2019 8:30 am to 2:00 pm Commerce Bank Center for Science Education 4651 Shaw Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63110 Lunch and snacks provided Questions or to learn more: Contact Kat at MSDCleanwater@mobot.org or 314.577.0207 The MSD Clean Water Education program is presented by the EarthWays Center of the Missouri Botanical Garden in partnership with the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District. Participating educators will receive a $75 stipend, digital copies of the MSD Clean Water Education lessons & materials, and a Clean Water Educator Certificate. Saturday, September 28th, 2019 8:30 am to 2:00 pm Commerce Bank Center for Science Education 4651 Shaw Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63110 Lunch and snacks provided Upcoming Workshop Opportunities: