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Alabama Power along with its community partners are announcing a series of collaboration efforts for education and conservation projects during April.

These projects, known as "Power to Protect," show the efforts of the company and its partners to protect the state's natural resources. They also will teach future generations about energy and resource conservation.

This will be a month long series that will impact the state by:

-Coordinating 8 river cleanups, drawing hundreds of volunteers to remove thousands of pounds of trash.

-Organizing playground cleanups and tree plantings by volunteers from the Alabama Power Service Organization.

-Raising awareness of community partners and making an impact on conservation.

-Teaching hundreds of high school and college students about energy efficiency and conservation efforts while providing information and opportunities to college students, with interests in careers in conservation.

These events will begin on April 4th with a UAB Green Jobs Fair and continue throughout the month of April. Below you can find the list of dates and locations.

April 5 Renew Our Rivers (Lay Lake, Upper Cahaba River)

April 5 Darter Festival (Birmingham Railroad Park)

April 7 Electrathon Alabama (Barber Motorsports Park)

April 9 UAB Festival on the Green (UAB campus green)

April 12 Renew Our Rivers (Lower Cahaba River, Lake Mitchell)

April 17 Groundwater Festival (Landmark Park, Dothan)

April 18 Renew Our Rivers (Yates and Thurlow lakes)

April 19 Renew Our Rivers (Lay Lake)

April 24 Automobiles for a Cleaner Tomorrow (Barber Motorsports Park)

April 25 Groundwater Festival (Wallace Community College, Eufaula)

April 26 Renew Our Rivers (Lake Jordan)

April 29 Renew Our Rivers (Neely Henry Lake)

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