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.

Upcoming Webinar:

Soil Health’s Link to Water Quality
Wednesday, June 8, 2022 at 2pm CT

The agronomic benefits of improving soil health are well known, but when it comes to the specific impacts on water quality off field, many questions remain. Tune in to this edition of The Current webinar series to hear three researchers share their research on how on-field soil health practices affect water quality off field.



Most Recent Webinar:

Weaving Water and the Arts
Wednesday, May 11, 2022 – Watch the Recording

Science and art are deeply interconnected – exploring and examining the natural world in search of scientific advancements is often a process that inspires artistic pursuits – and vice versa. This edition of The Current speed networking webinar focuses on various works and programs that are weaving water and the arts.

Featured Speakers:

  • Terry Daulton, Artist and coordinator of the UW-Trout Lake Station Artist in Residence Program
  • Mark Kesling, Founder and CEO, The daVinci Pursuit
  • Alexandra Lakind, Project Coordinator for Water@UW-Madison’s Flow Microgrant


Looking for information on our other webinars? The Network’s Harmful Algal Bloom, Soil Health and Climate team all have a webinar series. Be sure to check them out!

View all past webinars in our media archive