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Stream Testing Tools Training

Become a citizen scientist!

Join a fun, hands-on educational opportunity for families! Keeping our watershed healthy takes a lot of people and effort.

We all enjoy our streams, rivers, and lakes. People of all ages can contribute to that by doing basic water quality measurements, and even habitat assessments – collecting aquatic invertebrates to identify – another indicator of stream health.

Why are waterways important?

  • They provide travel corridors for people and animals
  • Fishing, subsistence
  • Tourism, economic development
  • They are a habitat for many creatures, including baby salmon

How do I get involved?

  1. Join us to learn how to use the stream testing tools on Wednesday, March 22, from 10:00-11:00 am. We will meet either at the Soldotna Connections office or the Watershed building, depending on size of the group. RSVP HERE
  2. Can’t make it? Don’t worry, the recorded training will be available on our website.
  3. Stream testing tools are available for check-out at the Soldotna Connections office, just stop by!
  4. Use the tools to conduct water quality sampling at a local water body of your choice on your own schedule.
  5. This is a good activity to do on a regular basis, weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly. Keep track of your data and make observations about the health of your stream or lake! Talk to your advisor about the many ways you can integrate this activity into all of your homeschool subjects!

Please let us know if you have any questions.

The event is finished.

Mar 22 2023
10:00 am - 11:00 am


Kenai Watershed Forum
Kenai Watershed Forum
44129 Sterling Hwy Soldotna, AK 99669

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Connections - Soldotna
143 E. Park Ave, Soldotna, AK 99669
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