The following documents and web-based resources can assist formal and formal educators with ways in which they can incorporate coastal ecology, water conservation, pollution prevention, and stewardship activities into their classrooms and programs. For more information on Stormwater Education programs or Storm Drain Marking Opportunities, please contact Angela Bliss at email@example.com.
- Chatham County Catch Basin Newsletter
- University of Georgia Adopt A Wetland Curriculum Guide for Grades 3-12 provides wetland ecology, chemistry, and biology lessons that can be incorporated into a formal or informal education program.
- University of Georgia Adopt A Wetland Volunteer Manual provides biology and chemistry information for Georgia’s coastal habitats.
- Water Sourcebooks K-2 and 6-8 provide grade specific lessons pertaining to drinking water, wastewater, groundwater, wetlands, and surface waters.
- POSTER: How Trash Gets into Creeks, produced by SCV Urban Runoff Pollution Prevention Program
- Swimming Pools, Spas, and Recreational Water Parks Rules & Regulation, by Chatham County Department
of Public Health
- Riparian Buffer Brochure, produced by GA DNR, NOAA, and MPC
- How to Conserve Natural Resources on Construction Sites, produced by the Georgia Forestry Commission
- Minimizing Nonpoint Source Pollution after a Drought, produced by GA EPD
Best Management Practices (BMPs) address ways in which water quality can be protected or minimally impacted. The following documents provide BMPs for specific activities that have potential to impact stormwater quality: