Past Events

  1. Sep 7, 2017 through Sep 8, 2017, 10:00am - 1:30pm

    The 2017 Ohio Watershed Leaders Conference registration is now open. This overnight conference which is designed to promote information exchange and networking opportunities for watershed professionals will be held at Cuyahoga Valley National Park on September 7th – 8th, 2017 .   Registration fee is $75.00 which includes overnight lodging, all meals, charter bus tour, educational materials and T-Shirt.  An initial agenda is attached for your information (and is also available on the registration site).  

  2. Sep 8, 2016 through Sep 9, 2016, 10:00am - 1:00pm

    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.  

  3. Aug 23, 2016 through Dec 6, 2016 (All day)

    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.

  4. Mar 18, 2016 (All day)

    The River Summit is a regional endeavor to link cities, farmland, communities, and individuals, to develop a regional strategy which leverages our most unique asset, the Great Miami and Mad Rivers.

  5. Dec 1, 2015 through Dec 3, 2015 (All day)

    The Nutrient Management and Edge of Field Monitoring Conference will provide an opportunity for researchers, conservation professionals, and farmers from across the nation to discuss edge of field monitoring research, nutrient reduction strategies and activities, and conservation programs that have been successful and innovative. The conference will place an emphasis on identifying and developing methods to document progress and milestones of conservation efforts in meeting Mississippi River Basin nutrient reduction goals as well as Great Lakes Basin nutrient reduction goals.

  6. Nov 17, 2015 through Nov 18, 2015 (All day)

    The Water Management Association of Ohio (WMAO) is the one organization dedicated to all of Ohio's water resources. WMAO promotes the comprehensive understanding, conservation and multifaceted use of Ohio's water resources. The 44th Annual WMAO Conference will be held on November 17 & 18 at the Doubletree Hotel - Columbus Worthington. The theme of this year's conference is "Moving the needle: Policies, programs, and people that drive change" For more information, go to

  7. Oct 21, 2015, 3:00pm - 4:00pm

    Please join us for the next webinar in our speed networking series for university and Extension professionals interested in water issues in the North Central Region. 

  8. Sep 10, 2015 through Sep 11, 2015, 10:00am - 1:30pm

    The 2015 Ohio Watershed Leaders Conference will be held September 10-11 at Camp Miakonda near Toledo. Watershed and water resource professionals and anyone with an interest in watershed protection are all welcome. Cost is $75, which includes lodging and all meals. Presenters and topics include:

  9. Jul 29, 2015, 11:30am - 1:00pm

    Aurea L. Rivera from Imagineering Results Analysis Corporation will prseent "The Legion of Bloom: Algae, Remote Sensing, and Lake Erie" at the Wilma H. Schiermeier Olentangy River Wetland Research Park in Columbus. For more information, go to

  10. Jul 23, 2015 (All day)

    The next EPN breakfast is "Engaging the Community to Effectively Balance Environmental, Economic, and Social Needs in Floodplain Utilization".  The City of Shelby in Richland County has been doing just that and has earned national attention from FEMA and others.  Our presenter is Joseph Gies, Project Coordinator and Zoning Inspector.  Joe's keynote address at last year's Ohio Floodplain Management Association was enthusiastically embraced by the hundreds of attendees.