Join us for a FREE citizens’ water quality monitoring class Saturday, August 29th, 2009 at the city of Huntsville Public Services Building at 320 Fountain Circle near Big Spring Park. You’ll learn all about water resources and how to determine water quality using simple chemical and bacteriological tests. Dr. Bill Deutsch, known around the world [...]
In May a group of FRCA volunteers hit the upper reaches of the Flint River watershed to look for suitable habitat for Slackwater darters. To further assess the habitat, we took a seine net to try to net some species associated with Slackwater Darters. We found some interesting species.
Here are some pictures from the outing:
FRCA hosted two successful workshop in April to look for Slackwater Darter habitat. The Slackwater Darter is federally listed as an “threatened” species, and very little is know about its habitat and how to protect the species. With the information we learn during our study, we will be able to better protect its habitat and [...]
Join us for an Ecoadventure sponsored by the Flint River Conservation Association and the World Wildlife Fund
Explore and enjoy the Upper Flint River area while helping the Slackwater Darter (Etheostoma boschungi) a fragile and threatened local fish species, the Slackwater Darter.
When: Saturday, April 5, 2008 (9:30 – 4:00)
What: Learn about and assist in habitat assessments [...]
We’d like to announce a workshop on Saturday, April 5. Would you like to be a biologist for a day? If so, please join us to study the habitat of a threatened fish species in North Alabama!
Slackwater Darter Workshop
Sponsored by the Flint River Conservation Association and the World Wildlife Fund
Explore and enjoy the Upper Flint [...]