News Releases from Region 04
EPA Participates in Birmingham Summer Youth Camps to promote Environmental Awareness
ATLANTA – U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) personnel will participate in 7 summer youth camps during the week of June 13-16, 2016, throughout the Birmingham area in attempt to reach campers in grades K-7 affected by environmental issues.
WHAT: Environmental Education Sessions
WHEN: June 13-16, 2016 from 8:30am – 3:00pm
WHERE: Wiggins Park Recreation Center, North Birmingham Recreation Center, Hawkins Park Recreation Center, Willow Wood Park Recreation Center, Ensley Park Recreation Center, McAlpine Recreation Center, and East Pinson Valley Recreation Center
EPA staff will conduct environmental education sessions at the following summer camps on the following days:
Monday June 13, 2016
Wiggins Park Recreation Center: 3301 Jefferson Avenue SW, Birmingham AL 35221 8:30 – 11:30 A.M.
North Birmingham Recreation Center: 3501 28th Street North; Birmingham, AL 35207 12:30 – 3:00 P.M.
Tuesday June 14, 2016
Hawkins Park Recreation Center: 8920 Roebuck Blvd; Birmingham, AL 35206 8:30 -11:30 A.M.
Willow Wood Park Recreation Center: 5312 Georgia Road; Birmingham, AL 35212 12:30 – 3:00 P.M.
Wednesday June 15, 2016
Ensley Park Recreation Center: 2800 Avenue K; Birmingham, AL 35218 8:30 -11:30 A.M.
McAlpine Recreation Center: 1115 Avenue F; Birmingham, AL 35218 12:30 - 3:00 P.M.
Thursday June 16, 2016
East Pinson Valley Recreation Center: 3000 Jefferson State Pkwy; Birmingham, AL 35215 8:30 – 11:30 A.M.
Environmental Sessions include:
Water Quality Sampling
Greenhouse Gases and Climate Change
Scientific Analysis/Laboratory Activities
Vermiculture Composting and Waste Minimization
EPA Hazardous Waste Cleanup Demonstration Activities
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