Water School: Essential Resources for Local Officials Webinar Series
October 8 & 22, November 5 & 19
3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Interested in learning about the many facets of water, its importance to our economy and environment, and what you as a local official or decision maker can do to protect this valuable resource? Plan to attend Michigan State University (MSU) Extension’s Water School: Essential Resources for Local Officials Webinar Series. The MSU Extension Water School is a joint project between MSU Extension and Michigan Sea Grant.
This series is free, but registration is required to receive the Zoom webinar link.
- Michigan’s Blue Economy
- Water quantity and groundwater availability in Michigan
- Dealing with water quality issues affecting the waters of Michigan
- Critical connections to Michigan’s Water Strategy
- Fiscal benefits of water management
- Risk management approaches
- Water policy at the federal, tribal, state and local levels
- Online Toolkit to help address water problems
Water Quantity: Oct. 8, 2020 Presented by: Ruth Kline- Robach, Academic Specialist; Institute for Water Research
Water Quality: Oct. 22, 2020 Presented by: Erick Elgin, Water Resource Extension educator
Water Economics & Planning: Nov. 5, 2020 Presented by: Steve Safferman, MSU Department of Biosystems and Agriculture Engineering & Brad Neuman, Land Use Planning Extension educator
Water Policy: Nov. 19, 2020 Presented by: Terry Gibb, Water Resource Management & Public Policy Extension Educator & Harmony Fierke-Gmazel, Government and Community Vitality Extension educatorRegistration will stay open throughout the series.
Participant Registration for Water School: Essential Resources for Local Officials -- Webinar Series is open.
Participant Registration closes at 11:59 p.m. on November 18, 2020.
There are 196 openings available.
Michigan State University is committed to providing equal opportunity for participation in all programs, services and activities. Accommodations for persons with disabilities may be requested by contacting the event contact two weeks prior to the start of the event. Requests received after this date will be honored whenever possible.