Author: Gwinnett Parents

July Is National Park and Recreation Month in Gwinnett

Gwinnett County residents don’t have to meet an age requirement to feel the power of play. This July they can visit their nearest park or recreation center to get their play on and celebrate Park and Recreation Month. Parks and Recreation Month is an initiative of the National Recreation and Park Association, and recognizes the many ways that parks and recreation transforms our daily lives. From providing us places to get fit and stay healthy to fostering new relationships and forging a connection with nature, our close-to-home community park and recreation facilities provide essential services and improve quality of...

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Gwinnett County Department of Water Resources Teaches Students About Water Conservation and Environmental Protection

Since 2011, the Gwinnett County Department of Water Resources (DWR) has taught almost 40,000 students to be water detectives, conservationists, and scientists as part of its Water on Wheels program. The classroom-based program uses DWR staff to teach elementary- and middle-school students about conserving and protecting our most precious resource, water. “DWR is proud of our commitment to educating young people about the importance of conserving and protecting water in Gwinnett,” Water Resources Assistant Director Tyler Richards said. “We are fortunate to have such a great connection to the Gwinnett County Public School system and look forward to continuing...

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