2022-2023 Flint River GREEN Program

IMPORTANT DATES:

  • Deadline to register for spring is January 27, 2023. Note: Late registrations are welcome, but supplies and mentors are available on a first come, first-served basis after this deadline.
  • GREEN Professional Development will be held on February 20, 2023 9-3pm
  • Face-to-Face water quality testing refresher and mentor meetup will be March 7, 2023, 4-6:30pm
  • Spring testing supplies delivered at testing refresher or no later than March 10, 2023.
  • Spring testing window: Collect stream data any time between April 17 – May 5, 2023. This is a strict window.
  • Digital Class Poster due from all schools May 13, 2021.
  • Student Summit will be in late May 2023 TBD
  • All supplies due back to FRWC office and all field data submitted to website no later than June 9, 2023.

UPCOMING TEACHER TRAINING: 

All training related to GREEN is free-of-charge for teachers in the Flint River watershed who are also registered in the program thanks to our generous sponsors. Participants must first register for the 2022-2023 program before registering for any of the following training opportunities. All new teachers must complete the 3-hour GREEN Training Module prior to receiving supplies. 

  • GREEN Training Module: (asynchronous – virtual) An introduction to program logistics and timelines, testing procedures, classroom resources, and role expectations. Register Now.

 

  • History of the Flint River: (asynchronous – virtual) A highly interactive Google Slide Deck built for students that guides the learner to discover human impacts on the Flint River from pre-settlement to current-day. Teachers will receive Teacher Slide Deck for each student slide set completed. You do not need to complete the entire deck for credit. Duration: 0-5 hours depending on number of slide sets completed. Register Now.

 

  • GREEN Professional Development: (in person) February 20 | 9AM – 3PM.    TBD

 

 

 

 

  • Hands-On Water Quality Test Kit Refresher and Mentor & Teacher Meet-Up: (in person)  March 7, 2023 | 4PM – 6:30PM. Meet with program staff and expert mentors as you use each test kit, explore stream scenarios, and analyze results. Prerequisite: GREEN Training Module completion. Register Now.

 

 

  • Student Summit Preparation: TBD