The Current Webinar Series

The Current is a speed networking webinar series for professionals engaged in water-related extension, research, and conservation activities. The North Central Region Water Network and Extension Directors from all 12 North Central states are sponsoring this series to highlight the best water-related research and Extension programming in the region. Webinars will run for 60 minutes, with three 10-minute project snapshots and 30 minutes of QA/peer-to-peer interaction.

Most Recent Webinar:

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

Photo by the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine

January’s edition of The Current featured from Ken Bradbury, Wisconsin 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.

For more information on all our past webinars visit our webinar archive page.