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Ohio Watershed Network

Ohio State University Extension
Big Darby Creek Watershed - A Conversation with Anthony Sasson, The Nature Conservancy
Webinar recording now available
Big Darby Creek - Richard Baumer
Profiles in Watershed Leadership - Beaver Creek Wetlands Association
New series profiles watershed groups from around Ohio
Social Indicators for Watershed Leadership
New bulletin explores characteristics of watershed leaders
AgBufferBuilder Webinar Now Available
AgBufferBuilder Webinar now available to view online
How The Nature Conservancy's In-Lieu Fee Mitigation Program is Working to Raise the Bar
In-Lieu Fee Mitigation Webinar now available to view online

Ohio Watershed Network

Ohio Watershed Network provides information to community members and natural resources professionals who want to protect the resources in their watershed.

This website focuses on community-based watershed management. Community-based watershed management provides individuals, groups, and institutions with a stake in outcomes to participate in identifying and addressing issues that affect or are affected by watershed functions. Learn more about community-based watershed management with our fact sheet.


  1. 2016 Ohio Watershed Academy registration now open

    Jul 26, 2016

    The Ohio Watershed Academy (OWA) is a professional development course offered by Ohio State University Extension. The purpose of OWA is to build the capacity of current and future watershed group leaders in Ohio to facilitate and participate effectively in collaborative watershed management initiatives. Anyone with an interest in collaborative watersehed management can participate in the program.

    Learn more

    Register now for the 2016 Ohio Watershed Academy

  2. Big Darby Creek update: Webinar recording now available

    Jul 26, 2016

    On June 29, 2016, Anthony Sasson of The Nature Conservancy presented for the Ohio Watershed Network webinar series. His talk is titled, Big Darby Creek: Ten Years After. Have State and Local Measures Protected Biodiversity? This informative webinar was recorded and is now available for download.

    View the recording

  3. Ohio Watershed Leaders Conference 2016 registration now open

    Jul 26, 2016

    The Ohio Watershed Leaders Conference will be held September 8-9 in Loveland, Ohio. The format will remain similar to recent Ohio Watershed Leaders Conferences. On Day 1 Participants will tour watershed restoration projects via charter bus. Tours are lead by local watershed leaders/partners. Day 2 will consist of several concurrent sessions presented by watershed coordinators, non-profit conservation orgs., state and federal agencies and university staff & faculty.

    Register now