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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. 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.

Upcoming 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.

April 6: Florida Clean Marina ProgramOctavio Franco, Florida Department of Environmental Protection

April 20: Stormwater Planting for Nutrient ManagementDr. Basil Iannone, University of Florida and Dr. Beth Falls, ORCA

May 4: Indian River Lagoon Restoration Project and the C-44 Reservoir Project, Beth Kacvinsky, South Florida Water Management District

May 18: Dispersed Water Management in Martin County, Anthony Betts, South Florida Water Management District

2021 webinar recordings:

A History of Water Management in South FloridaKathy LaMartina, South Florida Water Management District 

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

Harmful Algal Bloom Monitoring in the St. Lucie EstuaryDr. Malcolm McFarland, Florida Atlantic University, Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute

The Indian River Lagoon Report CardDr. Leesa Souto, Marine Resources Council

Old Palm City Ripple Eco-Art ProjectLucy Keshavarz, Art & Culture Group, Inc. 


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.