Annual Conference: Alabama Water Rally
by Katie Shaddix — last modified June 09, 2015 12:02 PM
What is Alabama Water Rally?Alabama Water Rally is the annual conference of the Alabama Rivers Alliance. This is the a premier educational and networking event for Alabamians interested in clean water. The conference moves to different regions of the state each year so that it is accessible to citizens from all parts of Alabama.
Who attends Alabama Water Rally?
Each year Alabama Water Rally brings over a hundred individual attendees from a variety of backgrounds together to share, network, and learn. Participants include agency employees, teachers, elected officials, scientists, lawyers, engineers, concerned citizens, nature lovers, and other eco-minded folks.
Alabama Water Rally participants receive professional development training from experts on the newest ideas and innovations in science, community organizing, and environmental policy work. It's a great opportunity for professional development as well as a chance to get together with eco-minded people to socialize, celebrate our victories, share our challenges, and have a good time. Days are packed with informative education sessions and each night features a different form of entertainment.
May 20-23, 2016, in Mobile, AL
Please stay tuned for more information about 2016, when Alabama Water Rally will combine with National River Rally in Mobile, AL for an historic event. For the first time ever, River Network, a long time national partner of the Alabama Rivers Alliance, will be hosting their national River Rally in Alabama. We will partner with them to raise funds for scholarships and to highlight Alabama’s amazing biodiversity.
It will be our moment to show the rest of the country all that we have here in Alabama and all that we are doing to protect it. We hope you will support us in 2016 with this exciting event!