June 21, 2024
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Watershed Stewards Academy seeks stewards

CBMM_ExploretheChesapeakeSeries_Kayaking2The Watershed Stewards Academy is currently accepting applications for the 2015-2016 Class of Master Watershed Stewards

Watershed Stewards Academy (WSA) certification course trains and supports citizens to become Master Watershed Stewards.  Master Watershed Stewards take action with their neighbors to address the problem of stormwater pollution and restore local waterways in Anne Arundel County.  Prospective Stewards need not have prior knowledge; they will receive training to identify and solve environmental problems in their community and form connections with a local network of energized leaders. Watershed Stewards may choose to serve within the community in which they live, work or worship. See below for information on the application process.

RiverWise Congregations Partnership

Again this year, WSA is partnering with the Alliance for the Chesapeake and Interfaith Partners for the Chesapeake to offer the RiverWise Congregations program. Participants in this year’s certification course may choose to receive specialized training to work with their faith communities through the RiverWise Congregations program. 

 Learn More at an Informational Orientation

Attendance at any of the free Informational Orientations is required prior to submitting an application.   Please register for a session at the Anne Arundel County Watershed Stewards Academy website: www.aawsa.org.  If you are unable to attend any of the sessions listed below, please contact Suzanne Etgen, Executive Director: [email protected], 410-222-3831 to schedule a meeting.

Informational Orientation 1

Monday August 17, 12 p.m.

Annapolis Library, 1410 West St, Annapolis MD 21401  Register


Informational Orientation 2

Tuesday, August 18, 6:30 p.m.  

South County Library-Deale, 5940 Deale Churchton Rd, Deale MD 20751  Register


Informational Orientation 3: 

Wednesday, Aug 26, 6:30 p.m.

503 Maple Road East, Linthicum MD  6:30 p.m.  Register


Informational Orientation 4: 

Wednesday,  September 9th 6:30 p.m.

Arlington Echo Outdoor Education Center, 975 Indian Landing Rd, Millersville MD 21108 Register


To learn more about the certification course, or to register for any of these Informational Orientation sessions, please click here.  Applications are due no later than September 11th.  The upcoming certification course will begin October 24, 2015.  Course dates and applications are available on the website.

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