Looking Back on 2017

Looking Back on 2017

Alas, the end of another busy year is upon us! As 2017 winds down, we’re taking a moment to reflect on our accomplishments from the past year, which helps guide our vision as we move into 2018. Check out our annual report to see some of our accomplishments from...
AWWA in the Schools!

AWWA in the Schools!

It’s been a busy few weeks at AWWA! We’ve been visiting the Acton and Wakefield elementary schools for our 6th grade module on watersheds and invasive species. Yesterday was an especially exciting day, as we had our brook trout release with the Paul School 4th...
Tank Tales Update #5

Tank Tales Update #5

This week our Paul School 4th graders learned how their aquarium is set up to simulate nature! Brook trout require certain conditions in order to thrive, and the 4th graders did a great job of guessing how we meet the trout’s needs while they’re growing in...

Tank Tales Update #4

Most of our eggs have turned into alevin, and only a few have yet to make the transition! All we have to do now is wait until they absorb their yolk sacs, and then we’ll have fingerlings to start feeding. Seeing the transformation from egg to alevin makes the...

Tank Tales Update #3

On Friday, our fourth grade classes learned about general fish anatomy! The first thing I had the students do was to try and label the basic parts of a fish using a word key. After much debate and uncertainty of their choices, we went over the answers. For a Friday...