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

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

2013 schedule provided below - archived webinars available by category

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

Please pre-register before attending your first webinar.

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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

March 20, 2013

Limnology 101: A Brief Introduction
Presenter: Melissa Clark, School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University

April 10, 2013

The Urban Connection
Presenters: Kayleen Hart, Steuben County SWCD and Eric Henion, City of Angola/Trine University MS4 Coordinator

May 8, 2013

Impact of Road Salt on the Environment
Presenter: Todd V. Royer, Associate Professor, School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University

May 15, 2013

One County's Success in Linking Watershed Protection and Land Use Planning
Presenter: Robert Thompson, Executive Director, Porter County Plan Commission

June 19, 2013

River Bank Filtration: Design, Purpose, Experience
Presenter: Jack Wittman, National Director for GeoSciences, Layne Christensen Company

July 10, 2013

Continuous Monitoring of Pollution in the Nation’s Precipitation with a Focus on Conditions in Indiana and the Great Lakes
Presenters: Martin Risch, Research Hydrologist, U.S. Geological Survey and David Gay, Program Coordinator, Illinois State Water Survey

August 7, 2013

Outreach Strategies and Effectiveness on the Awareness and Adoption of Conservation Practices by Farmers in the Mackinaw River Watershed, Illinois
Maria Lemke, Aquatic Ecologist, The Nature Conservancy

September 11, 2013

The Influence of the Two-Stage Ditch on Water Quality in An Agricultural Landscape
Presenter: Jennifer Tank, Galla Professor, University of Notre Dame

October 9, 2013

Understanding Why Farmers Choose to Adopt Best Management Practices
Presenters: Linda Prokopy, Associate Professor, Purdue University and Dan Towery, Ag Conservation Solutions

November 20, 2013

Aliens Among Us...Success of Invasive Asian Carps in Midwestern Waterways
Presenter: Reuben Goforth, Assistant Professor, Purdue University

December 5, 2013

Fertilizer Application Regulations: Indiana's New Fertilizer Rule
Presenter: Matt Pearson, Fertilizer Administrator, Office of the Indiana State Chemist

December 11, 2013

Watershed Monitoring: An Overview of IDEM's Monitoring Programs to Assess the Quality of Indiana's Surface Streams
Presenter: Stacey Sobat, Chief, Probabilistic Monitoring Section, Indiana Department of Environmental Management