The bulk of my work thus far has been to support Project WADES (which stands for watershed/ action/ dialogue/ education/ stewardship). This project aims to develop LRWP's environmental education curriculum through a watershed cleanup, a lesson on river health, and collaborative public sculpture.
The young students in the photograph above are having their hands cast in alginate while holding a piece of trash found in a watershed cleanup. Alignate is a casting medium made from a highly renewable resource also found in rivers: Algae! It's used in dentists offices to cast teeth as it is completely nontoxic.