Open in App
  • Local
  • U.S.
  • Election
  • Politics
  • Crime
  • Sports
  • Lifestyle
  • Education
  • Real Estate
  • Newsletter
  • WVNS

    WVDEP working with National Park Service to educate students about water education

    By Danielle Sandler,


    NICHOLAS COUNTY, WV (WVNS) — Over 150 fifth grade elementary students will be participating in the Annual Nicholas County Water Festival at the Carnifex Ferry Battlefield State Park in Summersville.

    A guide to rockhounding, crystal collecting in West Virginia

    This event will be held on Wednesday, April 17, 2024.

    The students will be from the following schools:

    • Birch River Elementary School
    • Glade Creek Elementary School
    • Mt Lookout Elementary School
    • Mt Nebo Elementary School
    • Panther Creek Elementary
    • Summersville Elementary School
    • Zela Elementary School

    This event will be managed by WVDEP’s Project Water Education Today (WET) program and Watershed Improvement Branch and the National Park Service’s (NPS) New River Gorge National Park and Preserve. This is a day-long event and will provide students with outdoor learning and education about water resources and water awareness.

    Topics included in this event is the state’s fish, the water cycle, acid rain, stormwater, and aquatic life, amongst other topics from the DEP’s Division of Air Quality, the NPS, the state Division of Forestry, West Virginia State Parks, and other national organizations.

    Fun times at the Camp Creek Lumberjack and Ramp Festival

    To learn more about this event and other organizations and topics included, contact WVDEP Project WET Coordinator, Tomi Bergstrom, at (304) 926-0499 ext. 43862.

    Copyright 2024 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

    For the latest news, weather, sports, and streaming video, head to WVNS.

    Expand All
    Comments / 0
    Add a Comment
    Most Popular newsMost Popular

    Comments / 0