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Students to Learn Water Conservation at Festival

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New River Gorge, Fayette County, Fayette Station Road

About 300 Fayette County elementary school children will learn about water conservation, water science and aquatic life at the fifth annual Fayette County Water Festival.

The Register-Herald reports (http://bit.ly/1Uxbc64 ) that students will learn the various ways water impacts lives, from nutrition to recreation.

Students will also be introduced to a variety of careers in science, technology, engineering and math.

Activities are designed to promote awareness and stewardship of water resources.

The event is sponsored by the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection, the National Park Service and the Army Corps of Engineers.

Local organizers and volunteers are also collaborating to develop activities.


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