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     The popular Water Drop Patch Project, co-produced by Girl
     Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) and the U.S. Environmental
     Protection Agency has been given a face-lift!

     The manual is designed for adult's use with Girl Scout
     Brownies through Ambassadors (grades 2-12) and is divided
     into grade-level, age-appropriate activities aligned to the
     new Girl Scout Leadership Experience. Updated information
     and new and expanded girl-lead, learning by doing and co-
     operative learning activities help Girl Scouts:
                              Discover water-related environ-
                             mental issues and explore their own
                             beliefs and values

                              Connect with one another to edu-
                             cate their communities about the
                             need to protect the Earth's valuable
                             water resources

                              Take Action by making positive
                             impact such as changing household
                             practices that contribute to pollu-
                             tion, conducting streamwalks and
                             clean ups, testing water quality,
                             building rain gardens and creating
                             outreach videos.
     To obtain more information about the Water Drop Patch Pro-
     ject and download the manual visit www.eDa.gov/adoDt/Datch.
     Free hard copies of the manual can be ordered by calling the
     National Service Center for Environmental Protection at 1-
     800-490-9198 or emailing: nscep@bps-lmit.com. Ask for EPA
     document #EPA 840-B-07-001. Patches can be ordered from
     the GSUSA online store httD://goshoD.girlscouts.org/
     gsusaonline/ or at Girl Scout council shops.
   The Water Drop Patch

 Project inspires Girl Scouts

 to learn about water quality

 and to take action in their

 communities to protect and

restore local water resources.
       Questions? Contact:

       USEPA
       GSUSA
scott.patricia@epa.gov
Linkinggirls@girlscouts.org
                                                800-223-0624
    The Water Drop Patch Project is nationally recognized as part of Girl
    Scouts of the USA's Linking Girls to the Land (LGTTL) Program.
                                                                              Girl Scouts

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