At the North Central Region Water Network, we are dedicated to enhancing connectivity and learning, sharing the latest Extension research and knowledge across the region, strengthening the resource base for Extension education, and coordinating initiatives with measurable short and long term impacts.

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%.

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THE CURRENT WEBINAR SERIES

The Current Webinar Series is a speed networking series for professionals engaged in water-related Extension, research, and conservation activities. Each month, we highlight the best water-related research and Extension programming throughout the region. To date our webinars have featured over 100 educators and researchers and reached over 4,500 attendees.  LEARN MORE

Most Recent Webinar:

Understanding the Nation’s Water Resource Challenges: Results from NASEM’s Future Water Priorities Report

January’s edition of The Current featured Ken BradburyWisconsin State Geologist and Director of the Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey, as he discussed the newly released National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine (NASEM) report on future water resource priorities. Bradbury served on the consensus committee, and their report, titled, “Future Water Priorities for the Nation”, which provides guidance to the USGS Water Mission Area on the most critical water resources challenges facing society in the next 25 years. The report features a list of critical water-resource issues or needs facing society and overviews the opportunities and challenges posed by new technologies related to environmental sensors, remoted sensing, and storage and manipulation of massive real-time data sets.