Watershed Education

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A conversation with Aaron Rourke, President of the Board of Trustees of Rivers Unlimited about leading collaborative processes and finding shared interests with unexpected partners to protect high quality river ecosystems.

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Devin Schenk, Mitigation Program Manager for the Nature Conservancy, presents about TNC's new In-Lieu Fee Mitigation Program for streams and wetlands in Ohio. The Nature Conservancy is responsible for the oversight and implementation of mitigation projects. TNC seeks to partner with state and local agencies and non-profit organizations to find the projects that do the most good for the watershed. Click on the image below to access a full recording of the webinar presentation.

 

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Charles Goss, PhD presents his dissertation research on the impacts of forest fragments on macroinvertebrates in headwater streams in agricultural watersheds. Dr. Goss received his PhD in Natural Resources in 2014 from the School of Environment and Natural Resources at OSU and at the time of this webinar recording was a post-doctoral researcher at OSU. In this webinar presentation, Charles shares his research findings, which demonstrate that headwater streams in agricultural areas can recover many ecological functions as they flow through forest patches.

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Jack Wilbur is a social marketing and marketing research specialist with more than 20 years of experience working as a public information specialist and social marketing consultant. In his work with the State of Utah and the Environmental Protection Agency, Jack has brought his social marketing message to watershed committees throughout the country. For this webinar, Mr. Wilbur will review the basic principles of social marketing and how it has been applied successfully in agricultural watersheds.

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Do communities in your watershed have sustainability plans? Have you wondered what sustainability is all about and how it may relate to watershed planning? This webinar will address the fundementals of sustainability planning and highlight sustainability planning efforts in Ohio and the City of Chicago.

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