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Watershed Stewardship Network Workshop

April 12, 2016 - April 13, 2016

Tools of Watershed Management

Workshop Objectives

  • Build capacity for participants to take on leadership roles in their local watershed.
  • Increase participants’ understanding of the skills, tools and data needed to implement local watershed protection efforts.
  • Enhance communication and networking among participants, other watershed experts, and regional resources.
  • Prepare participants to develop a realistic plan that provides the framework for informed and focused action.

How To Apply

This free two-day workshop is open to volunteers or paid staff who work to protect and improve their local watersheds. Priority will be given to individuals who have not yet been involved in a watershed planning process but hope to do so in the near future. Content will include the overall steps for conducting a watershed plan and will focus on building the leadership capacity to move from planning to action.

Workshop Registration Agenda

Participants Will Receive

  • Engaging instruction from watershed experts
  • Opportunity to network with peers and watershed professionals
  • Watershed planning manuals and resources
  • Small group and one-on-one assistance
  • Guidance on drafting an action plan for your watershed

You Will Be Expected To

  • Come prepared with some knowledge of your watershed
  • Attend the full workshop
  • Participate in the hands-on planning activities
  • Be committed to applying what you learn in your local watershed


Grant Parkins | parkins@unc.edu | 919-966-9802


April 12, 2016
April 13, 2016


Catawba College
Salsibury, NC United States + Google Map