We are an Extension-led partnership of 12 land-grant universities, ensuring safe and sufficient water supplies and sustainable, resilient communities
We translate the latest water-related research and resources into information and tools you can use
We connect you with colleagues across sectors and disciplines, creating the networks you need to succeed
North Central Region Water Network
The North Central Region Water Network is a 12-state extension-led collaboration working to ensure safe and sufficient water supplies across the North Central Region and beyond. At the North Central Region Water Network, we are dedicated to enhancing connectivity and learning, sharing the latest Extension research and knowledge, strengthening the resource base for Extension education, and coordinating multi-state teams with measurable short and long term impacts.
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:
Communicating Edge-of-Field Practices to Landowners Wednesday, March 8, 2022 at 2pm CT – View the Recording
As conservation and water professionals, we think a lot about how to effectively communicate conservation agriculture to producers and landowners. But how do we go about communicating edge-of-field practices where the benefit is largely downstream?
This edition of The Current Webinar Series explored the latest research on landowner perceptions on constructed wetlands, riparian forest buffers, and more. We also heard from folks working on the ground – what have they found works and what definitely doesn’t? Join us!
Thad Rhodes, District Forester, Kansas Forest Service
Cole Soldo, Conservation Outreach Coordinator, Conservation Biology Institute
John Swanson, Water Resources Supervisor, Polk County Public Works