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The Current Webinar: Beyond Hydrology: Exploring the benefits of Green Stormwater Infrastructure

April 19 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Our May edition of The Current Webinar Series will focus on green stormwater infrastructure. Many folks recognize the benefits of green infrastructure from a hydrological standpoint, but there are many benefits of green infrastructure beyond water quality, from economics and ecosystem services, to community and workforce development and enhancing urban landscapes. This month’s webinar will discuss green stormwater infrastructure and the various benefits it provides beyond hydrology and overview examples of green infrastructure at work within the region. Register at https://northcentralwater.org/the-current/

Great Lakes Economic Forum

May 6 - May 8

Launched in 2015, the Forum is the only binational conference in the Great Lakes Region that brings all levels government together with business, academia, and the non-profit sector to co-design new ways of positioning the Region to compete in today’s globalized economy while enhancing the well-being of the Region’s citizens and protecting the Great Lakes for future generations. Attended by 300+ senior decision-makers, thought-leaders, and disruptors, the Forum is a must attend event for those who want to actively define…

Rising Voices: Climate Resilence through Indigenous and Earth Sciences Workshop

May 15 - May 17

Rising Voices facilitates cross-cultural approaches for adaptation solutions to extreme weather and climate events, climate variability, and climate change. It has developed into a vibrant and productive cross-cultural network of Indigenous and Western scientific professionals, tribal and community leaders, environmental and communication experts, students, educators, and artists from across the United States, including Alaska, Hawai‘i, and the Pacific Islands, and around the world. At its core, Rising Voices aims to advance science through collaborations that bring Indigenous and Earth (atmospheric,…

2019 National Soil Moisture Workshop

May 22 - May 24

Expanding the Frontiers of Soil Moisture Measurements and Applications- This workshop provides a unique opportunity for leaders in soil moisture research and development to come together in an interactive workshop format to exchange ideas and develop collaborations. This will be the ninth consecutive year for the workshop, which is an initiative of the community of researchers that has developed from the Marena, Oklahoma, In Situ Sensor Testbed (MOISST). Workshop goals: Provide a highly focused venue for presenting cutting-edge research and new…

Communicating with Farmers Under Stress

May 23 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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One event on May 23, 2019 at 10:00am

Join a multi-disciplinary team of SDSU Extension experts to explore the subject of farm stress, a subject that’s affecting the lives of many South Dakota farmers and their families. The primary audience for this workshop includes professionals who work with or support farmers and farm families, such as inspectors, financial advisors, and those associated with farm service type agencies. The 4-hour workshop format will allow time for group discussion and question and answer periods. Lunch will be provided. All of the…

Weathering the Storm in Agriculture

May 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on May 23, 2019 at 6:30pm

Are you a farmer, or a member of a farm family? We invite you to join us at one of our SDSU Extension sites for a free evening meal and 60-minute workshop on Weathering the Storm in Agriculture: How to Cultivate a Productive Mindset. The primary audience for this workshop is farmers and farm families. An evening meal will be provided for workshop participants. SDSU Extension 4-H team members will provide youth programming at each site. All of the materials…

International Association for Great Lakes Research’s 62nd annual Conference on Great Lakes Research

June 10 - June 14

Fellow researchers from around the world will gather in Brockport, New York, on the shores of the Erie Canal for IAGLR’s 62nd annual Conference on Great Lakes Research. Hosted by The College at Brockport, State University of New York, the conference will feature four days of scientific sessions and speakers focusing on our theme Large Lakes Research: Connecting People and Ideas. Mark your calendars for June 10-14, 2019.

Lake Superior: Natural Resources, Culture, Climate Change

June 13 - June 14

Within the Lake Superior basin, global climate change is expected to cause increased annual temperature, decreased snow, increased rain, and more frequent and extreme weather events. These changes are likely to affect local economies dependent upon the aesthetics of water and the region, commercial and recreational fishing, forestry and the manufacture of forest products, wildlife, tourism, recreation, agriculture, and coastal communities with cultural traditions that have evolved over thousands of years. This workshop provides field experience-based climate change investigations within Lake…

Southern Region Water Conference 2019

July 23 - July 25

The conference is Tuesday, July 23 - Thursday, July 25, 2019, at the Texas A&M Hotel and Conference Center in College Station, Texas.  Join us for three days of learning, tours, and outstanding networking opportunities! This conference is designed to provide practical information in optimizing water use efficiency and protecting water quality for agriculture in the southeast. Who should attend? Farmers and ranchers, agricultural professionals, researchers, scientists, agency representatives, students. This water conference will feature: • Farmers and specialists describing practices and…

Germinate Agricultural and Rural Community International Film Fest

August 16 - August 17

Come one, come all to the Germinate International Film Fest, featuring a diverse range of films highlighting agriculture and rural communities! The Highland County Extension Office is pleased to announce the inaugural festival will be held on August 16 and 17, 2019, in Hillsboro, Ohio. Germinate means to grow and the purpose of this film festival is to grow knowledge about agriculture, natural resources, and rural communities. The concept behind the Germinate International Film Fest is to provide a forum…

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