Sat, Oct 19|
Tidelands Nature Center
Bacterial Water Quality Workshop
Become a citizen scientist by getting certified as a Bacterial Water Quality Monitoring Volunteer!
Time & Location
Oct 19, 2019, 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Tidelands Nature Center, 100 S Riverview Dr, Jekyll Island, GA 31527, USA
About the Event
Become a citizen scientist by getting certified as a Bacterial Water Quality Monitoring Volunteer! The Bacterial Monitoring Workshop will teach volunteers how to monitor E. coli levels in their streams. E. coliis an indicator organism that is often used to assess the water quality. Monitoring levels of E. coli can help identify possible sources of pollution. This workshop will focus on proper collection of a water sample; transfer of sample onto plates that will be incubated, and proper interpretation of results.