Webinar Feb. 13 hosted by The Current: Communicating About Water

February 13, 2019 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

We All Talk About Water.  So – What Works and Why?

The Current is a speed networking webinar series for professionals engaged in water-related extension, research, and conservation activities. The North Central Region Water Network and Extension Directors from all 12 North Central states are sponsoring this series to highlight the best water-related research and Extension programming in the region. Webinars will run for 60 minutes, with three 10-minute project snapshots and 30 minutes of Question and Answer/peer-to-peer interaction.

Upcoming Webinar: Wednesday, February 13, 2019 from 2-3 PM CST

As professionals engaged in water-related extension, research and conservation, we all talk about water. So – what works and why? Tune in to this month’s edition of The Current and hear from a range of speakers. They’ll discuss their research on how we relate to water, how we value water, and how different agricultural audiences perceive water-related conservation activities and the implications these findings have for the way we communicate about this precious resource.

Featured Speakers:

  • Amy Skoczlas Cole, Managing Director, The Water Main
  • Lori Weigel, Principal, New Bridge Strategy
  • Ben Gramig, Associate Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

About the North Central Region Water Network

The North Central Region Water Network is dedicated to enhancing connectivity and learning. They do this by sharing the latest Extension research and knowledge across the region. This strengthens the resource base for Extension education, and coordinates initiatives with measurable short and long term impacts.

“We work together to ensure safe and sufficient water supplies by increasing the scope and positive impact of multi-state water outreach and research efforts in the North Central Region of the United States.”

In the last two years, Network Initiatives reported receiving over 1,707,739 in additional funds for their projects – that’s a success rate of 49%. Join them on their journey to turn science into success!

The North Central Region Water Network’s Vision

“We are recognized leaders in lifelong learning and citizen engagement, resulting in safe, accessible water supplies and sustainable, resilient communities.”

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