NANFA-- Carillio's watershed

Jay DeLong (
Sun, 8 Oct 2000 19:43:20 -0700

> This weekend was The Mahoning River Fest. This was a huge painstaking
> event that
> for the last 2 weeks I have been working my butt off helping out with!!!
> This was a major educational festival where the first native fish and
> riparian zone interpretive sign was unveiled! I gave a talk on
> this and it
> was greatly received. I also spent $1000.00 constructing this
> "warer shed"
> exhibit, which was made from reclaimed barnwood (100 years old-no
> termites!). This exhibit featured three types of Mahoning River Habitats
> that were situated as "windows" looking into Ohio's underwater world of
> streams. I placed graphics I wrote with photos on the outside of the
> structure, so that people could read about the importance of the
> particular
> habitat shown. I called this "the water shed" to play on the words!!!...

Rob, that sounds like a great thing and the play on words is great.
Hopefully it was all worth it to you knowing that possibly a few schoolkids
or teachers or land owners or developers left with something new to think
about. Good job.

Jay DeLong
Olympia, WA

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