The Auburn Public Library is pleased to host a Read AL 200 Fall Author Series to celebrate Alabama’s Bicentennial in 2019. Through the generous support of the Alabama Bicentennial Commission, the Auburn Public Library will host five Alabama authors this fall beginning in August and wrapping up in October on select afternoons at 4 p.m. in the Library’s conference room.
Dr. Bill Deutsch is a Research Fellow Emeritus in the School of Fisheries, Aquaculture and Aquatic Sciences at Auburn University. He is a founding director of Alabama Water Watch, a community-based volunteer water monitoring program that began in 1992 and has certified 8,000 citizens who have monitored water at more than 2,400 sites on 900 waterbodies statewide. Based on 30 years of traveling around Alabama, studying rivers, and interacting with river-loving folks, he recently published the book, Alabama Rivers, A Celebration And Challenge that blends the human and natural history of our aquatic heritage.