Raising Water Resource Awareness in the Next Generation

by admin on November 7, 2011

Originally aired November 16, 2010

An expert panel of practitioners describes an inter-organizational, community-based effort to raise water resource awareness and watershed literacy across student and adult populations with program offerings for middle school students, leadership training for high school students, undergraduate and graduate internships and work experiences, and public water-themed special events that educate and entertain. ssf water

Panelists discuss collaborative mechanisms to leverage resources, and techniques for reaching larger audiences and communities regarding our nation’s water resource challenges, and share lessons learned in their successes and failures.

Dr. Patty Hagen, Executive Director, The Audubon Center at Riverlands moderates the discussion between:

  • Kimberly ReaDirector of Interpretive Services, Rivers Project, US Army Corps of Engineers;
  • Marcia LochmannDirector, Office of Sustainability, Lewis & Clark Community College; and
  • Rebecca SteinerEnvironmental Educator, National Great Rivers Research and Education Center

 

Download the Water Resource Awareness slide deck.

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