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FODC youth craft series begins today

 Celebrate Water Day with environment-themed crafts and activities throughout the week led by Friends of Deckers Creek.

Through collaboration with the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection, Youth Environmental Program, ProjectWET and Planet Learning Tree FODC will virtually host an activity series kicking off on World Water Day —  Monday.

Dates, times and themes for these activities are: 

  • Today — 3 p.m. — “Let’s Build a Watershed!” 
  • Tuesday — 4 p.m. — “From the River to the Ocean — Keep the Current Clean” 
  • Wednesday —  5 p.m. — “Excellent Ecosystems!”

Each activity will last about an hour. They are geared toward youth, but all ages are welcome. Supply lists and Zoom registration links for each event are available online on FODC Facebook event page, Instagram and Twitter.

For those who do not have internet access, supply lists and resources are available in the red library box outside Modern Homestead in Reedsville, as well as  the library box at the Outdoor Learning Park behind the Sabraton Kroger. Packets will be available for pickup Thursday-Friday.

Friends of Deckers Creek is a 501(c)3 nonprofit watershed group based in  Monongalia and Preston counties. Its mission is to improve the natural qualities of, increase the public concern for, and promote the enjoyment of the Deckers Creek Watershed. It  fulfills this mission through remediation projects, trash cleanups, beautification projects, community outreach and environmental education.

This virtual activity series is an extension of the pre-pandemic Arts in the Park series hosted by FODC.

Info: 304-292-3970 or