Parks with Purpose: Community Driven Green Infrastructure

Through their Parks with Purpose program, The Conservation Fund and partner organizations are designing and implementing green infrastructure in underserved urban communities while engaging and training residents to make way for lasting change.

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Water Trails 101: Get on the Right Course

Join the National Water Trails Learning Network to step through the phases of water trail development, discuss the challenges and successes faced when creating and sustaining river access, and dive into a case study of a successful national water trail.

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Drinking Water 101 webinar series: Understanding the Basics of Drinking Water Sources, Treatment, and Quality

Drinking water crises in Flint, Detroit, Toledo, California’s Central Valley, and West Virginia have highlighted the need to invest in our natural and built infrastructure while also providing affordable water to all customers to ensure access to safe and healthy drinking water. To engage constructively as a community member and advocate, it’s important to understand drinking water systems and policies, rules, and technologies. 

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Crowdsourcing Water Quality Data through Mobile Apps

Monitoring of our waterways is critical to identify issues of concern, to evaluate restoration projects’ success, and to gauge changes over time. New technologies are continually shaping the way we collect data, providing water quality monitors with new capabilities and … Continued

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Targeting Your Grant Efforts Effectively

Recorded webinar provides guidance for choosing grant opportunities carefully, adding creativity and for giving your organization the best chance of being funded. Presenter: Rick Magder, Groundwork

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Engaging Elected Officials in Your Work

Recorded webinar offering guidance, tips and successful examples of engaging elected officials in urban waters work. Presenters include: Sven-Erik Kaiser, U.S. EPA Office of Congressional and Intergovernmental Relations; Keely Monroe, Alliance for Justice; and Rick Magder, Groundwork Hudson Valley.  

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The Many Forms of Community-Based Environmental Education

  Recorded webinar that explores the many forms that environmental education may take in urban environments, including case studies from Colorado, Texas and California. Presenters include: Donny Roush, (EarthForce), Charlene Bohanon (Galveston Bay Foundation) and Tamara Doan (California Coastal Commission).

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