Fayette County Water Festival Set for April 4


Over 250 fifth-grade students from Fayette County will participate in the annual Fayette County Water Festival on Thursday, April 4 from 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at Fayette County Park in Beckwith. The event is sponsored by the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection’s (WVDEP) Watershed Improvement Branch and Project WET, and the National Park Service.

Attendees will participate in a variety of activities designed to promote awareness, knowledge and stewardship of water resources.

Students will learn about stormwater and pollution, the water cycle, stream insects, brook trout and other aquatic life. Presenters include the West Virginia Conservation Agency, the WVDEP’s Youth Environmental Program, the West Virginia Division of Forestry and the National Park Service.

For more information, contact Jennifer Liddle with the WVDEP’s Watershed Improvement Branch at 304-514-4465 or Jennifer.D.Liddle@wv.gov.

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Casey Korbini