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An engaging, hands-on learning experience for watershed stewards

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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.ERP_sticky-note-activity-on-window

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

Program Contact

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


This Program is sponsored by UNC-Chapel Hill’s Institute for the Environment in partnership with the NC Watershed Stewardship Network, with funding provided by the Wallace Genetic Foundation.