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:

More information coming soon.


Most Recent Webinar:

Helping Rural Communities Thrive
Wednesday, October 11th at 2pm CT – View the Recording

Many state and federal programs are available to support small and rural communities interested in making environmental infrastructure and socio-economic changes to improve water quality and residential quality of life. However, applying for and implementing these grants can be daunting. Tune in to this edition of the Current to learn about some of the programs and resources available to help small and rural communities build capacity to successfully compete for and make the most of available funding.

Featured Speakers:

  • Bonnie Keeler, University of Minnesota Humphrey School of Public Affairs
  • Rachael Young, Just Transition Fund
  • Davina Resto, Environmental Protection Network

Access the presentation slides


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