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2010 Annual Family Stream Day

Saturday, October 16, 2010 
10:00 am to 3:00 pm 
Claude Moore Park, Sterling, VA

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Pick up Passport at the first Station when you arrive. Visit all Stations to get stamped and complete your passport. 

On Saturday, October 16 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm, an "Exploring Our Streams" day is planned.  This is the 9th annual "Family Stream Day" planned by Loudoun Watershed Watch.  This year's event is co-hosted by the Loudoun Environmental Stewardship Alliance (LESA) and will offer exploration of a local urban stream and hands-on discovery of the smart landscaping, stormwater and erosion control, stream assessment and monitoring, and the many ways you can help your local streams and environment. FSD
 Enviroscape watershed model

The day's events will include:
  • Kids games (several)
  • Stream monitoring (macroinvertebrates)
  • Soil erosion
  • Smart landscaping
  • Stormwater 
  • Water quality testing
  • Wetland habitat
  • Water conservation
  • Leave No Trace
The Frog Shackle Nature Center will be open with nature displays.
 

 

Event Hosts include: Loudoun Watershed Watch and Loudoun Environmental Stewardship Alliance (LESA). 

Event Partners include: Loudoun WaterLoudoun Wildlife Conservancy, , Loudoun County agencies, Piedmont Environmental Council, Audubon Naturalist Society, Claude Moore Park, Blue Ridge Center for Environmental Stewardship, Girls Scout, Goose Creek Association and other Loudoun Watershed Watch member organizations.

Games and Fun!
Games and Displays
Frog Shackle Nature Center
Frog Shackle Nature Center at Claude Moore Park


Family Stream Day has been organized to coincide with World Water Monitoring Day which is officially celebrated on September 18, 2010 and between March 22 and December 31, 2010.  Come to Family Stream Day and learn more about how one million people plan to be participating in 100 countries in this event to check water quality. 

 

See the water monitoring results from October 17, 2009.


 

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