My river : cleaning up the LaHave River /

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by Bowles, Stella,
[ 01. English Non Fiction ] Authors: Carter, Anne Laurel,--author. Published by : Formac Publishing Co. , (Halifax, NS :) Physical details: 96 pages : illustrations (mostly colored) ; 26 cm. Subject(s): Stream conservation | Sewage disposal in rivers, lakes, etc. | Water Year : 2018 01. English Non Fiction Item type : 01. English Non Fiction
Location Collection Call Number Status Date Due
Stratford Elementary 2019 Hackmatack 363.73 BOW Available
Stratford Elementary 2019 Hackmatack 363.73 BOW Available

Includes index.

"Stella Bowles was a Grade 6 Nova Scotia student when she turned environmental activist to campaign against sewage pipes draining straight into the LaHave River. This is the inspirational first person account of Stella's Grade 6 science fair project which caught the eyes of the media, the public and government leaders propelling her into the limelight. Stella details her two and a half year fight to clean up the river, winning numerous awards for her environmental activism along the way. She succeeds in shaming three levels of government and rallying supporters into funding a $15.7 million cleanup. Today, she continues to campaign for cleaner water and demonstrates to other children how to test water quality in their own backyards, and how to take action if they find their water is polluted too. Stella's story will motivate readers to engage in local environmental activism. She demonstrates that doing what's right has no age barriers."--