Virtual Water Ambassador Webinar Series is Back!

The Water Ambassador lunch and learn webinar series is back for 2021!

Join UF/IFAS Extension for the Virtual Water Ambassador lunch and learn webinar series. The Water Ambassador Program is an educational partnership between Martin County and UF/IFAS Extension that unites and empowers residents who have an interest in protecting local waterways and giving back to their communities. The program provides a way for motivated individuals to learn more about specific water resource topics.

Webinars take place every other Tuesday from 12 pm to 1 pm EDT starting January 12th. The series brings in guest speakers to speak about a variety of local (Indian River Lagoon) and statewide water resource and management topics in Florida. Webinars include water quality, water conservation, and restoration topics. Recordings from past webinars can be found here.

Webinar Dates and Topics

Registration is required for each webinar. Password (when required) is “water”. Registered participants will receive the web link via email at the time of registration.

January 12: A History of Water Management in South Florida, Kathy LaMartina, South Florida Water Management District

January 26: WeShore – Connecting Homeowners, Contractors, and Nature through Living Shorelines, Marjorie Shropshire, University of Florida and Shark River Creative

February 9: Harmful Algal Bloom Monitoring in the St. Lucie Estuary, Dr. Malcolm McFarland, Florida Atlantic University, Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute

February 23: The Indian River Lagoon Report Card, Dr. Leesa Souto, Marine Resources Council

March 9: Old Palm City Ripple Eco-Art Project, Lucy Keshavarz, Art & Culture Group, Inc.

March 23: Clam Restoration in the Indian River Lagoon, Dr. Todd Osborne, University of Florida, The Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience


Participants can register for one or more of the following topics by clicking the titles(s) above.

Please Note: 

All registered participants will receive a link to the webinar in their confirmation email 

All webinar recordings will be available for viewing within one week 

A transcript will be available as soon as possible 

Webinars will begin promptly at 12 PM Eastern Daylight Time 

University of Florida IFAS Extension is committed to diversity of people, thought and opinion, to inclusiveness and to equal opportunity. UF/IFAS Extension is an Equal Opportunity Institution. 

Posted: January 5, 2021

Category: Coasts & Marine, NATURAL RESOURCES, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: #IFASWater, Florida Sea Grant, Indian River Lagoon, Martin County, St. Lucie Estuary, Stormwater, UF IFAS Water Agents, UF/IFAS Extension, Water Quality

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