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EPA Participates in Birmingham Summer Youth Camps to promote Environmental Awareness

Contact Information: 
James Pinkney (pinkney.james@epa.gov)
404-562-9183 (direct), 404-562-8400 (main)

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. 

WHO:             EPA

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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