learn over lunchIndiana Watersheds Webinar Series Webinars to Strengthen Watershed Management in Indiana

Learning online allows you to hear the latest information without leaving your office. You save money, time and resources compared to conventional on-site training. All you need is a good internet connection, and computer speakers or headphones to listen.



Free monthly webinar series

2012 archives provided below - archived webinars available by category

Every second Wednesday of the month, Noon to 1 p.m. EST (Learn over lunch!)

No special software needed. All you need is a computer with speakers or headphones.

Please pre-register before attending your first webinar.

We will begin each webinar promptly at noon so please log-in a few minutes before (see webinar instructions). The "meeting room" will be available by 11:45am on each webinar date so you can test your headphones/speakers. Recordings will be available for each webinar upon completion (see individual links below).

Webinar Schedule

January 25, 2012

Urban Green Practices
Presenter: Sheila McKinley, Christopher B. Burke Engineering Ltd.

February 29, 2012

The New Manual on Monitoring Water in Indiana: How You Can Use It to Make Choices
Presenter: Jane Frankenberger, Purdue University

March 14 , 2012

Alternative Ditch Design and Management Strategies: Lessons Learned
Jon Witter, The Ohio State University and Dan Mecklenburg, Ohio DNR

April 18, 2012

Practical Options for a Web Site that Highlights Your Watershed Efforts
Presenters: Lyn Crighton, Tippecanoe Watershed Foundation; Matt Meersman, Friends of the St. Joe River; and Brian Musser, Steuben County SWCD

April 25, 2012

The Modification of Indiana's Hydrologic Cycle
Presenter: Robert Barr, Center of Earth and Environmental Science, Department of Earth Sciences, IUPUI

May 10, 2012

How Watershed Projects Can Promote Soil Health
Barry Fisher, Natural Resources Conservation Service and Dan Perkins, Jasper County Soil and Water Conservation District

June 13, 2012

Permitting Work that Impacts Streams and Wetlands: Helping You Through the Process
Norma Condra, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Jared Sanders, IN Department of Environmental Management

July 11, 2012

Long-Term Water Monitoring in the St. Joseph Watershed (Maumee)
Bob Gillespie, Department of Biology, Indiana University-Purdue University Ft. Wayne

July 18, 2012

The Middle Eel River Watershed Initiative: A Holistic Approach to Water Monitoring (Wabash MRBI Monitoring Project)
Jerry Sweeten, Manchester University and Terri Michaelis, Watershed Coordinator, Middle Eel River Watershed Initiative

July 24, 2012

How Agencies Use Monitoring Data and Why It Is Important?
Marylou Renshaw, IN Department of Environmental Management and Jill Reinhart, Natural Resources Conservation Service

July 24, 2012

Indiana's Water Shortage Plan
Mark Basch, IN Department of Natural Resources

August 1, 2012

Trends in Data Collections and Conservation Effects and Assessment Project: Lessons Learned From 10 Years of Water Quality Monitoring
Jeff Frey, US Geological Survey and Doug Smith, USDA-ARS

August 29, 2012

Social Indicators 101
Presenter: Linda Prokopy, Department of Forestry and Natural Resources, Purdue University

October 23, 2012

Blue-Green Algae in Indiana
Presenters: Nicolas Clercin, Research Scientist, IUPUI; Cyndi Wagner, Chief, Targeted Monitoring Section, IDEM; and Nathan Bosch, Assistant Professor, Grace College

November 13, 2012

Getting Their Feet Wet: Community Sampling of the Wabash River
Presenters: Sara Peel, Wabash River Enhancement Corporation; Lindsay Payne and Rebecca Logsdon, Purdue University

December 12, 2012

Purdue Load Duration Curve (P-LDC) Tool Using WQX and USGS Data Flows
Presenter: Bernie Engel and Larry Theller, Purdue University