Network Focus Areas
Nutrient and manure management
Sustainable water supply
Climate change & adaptation
Land use and development practices
Youth water literacy and stewardship
Aquatic invasive species prevention and management
The Current Webinar Series
The Current webinar series is a speed networking event designed for professionals engaged in water-related extension, research and conservation activities. Connect with our network without taking too much time out of your crowded calendar.
Most Recent Webinar:
This webinar gave an overview of conservation and water quality tracking across the Mississippi and Atchafalaya River Basin (MARB). Discussion focused on the overall need for tracking and what is being done on the state and regional level. The goal was to add power to the conservation story by showing the combined impact of all of our efforts.
- Katie Flahive, Agricultural Engineer, Clean Water Act Section 319 Nonpoint Source Management Program, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
- Julie Harrold, Program Manager Water Quality Initiatives, Division of Soil Conservation, Indiana State Department of Agriculture
- Reid D. Christianson, Research Assistant Professor, Department of Crop Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
From Science to Success
We are the North Central Region Water Network – a 12-state collaboration between Extension water resource professionals and university, federal, state, NGO and industry partners. We are built upon decades of USDA-funded water programming in the Great Lakes and Heartland regions, and North and South Dakota. Our relationships are anchored by a core team of Extension state water representatives and Extension Directors throughout the region. Learn More