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    November 5, 2020: Salt Watch Kickoff: How Salt Impacts the Environment and What You Can Do About It

    Join us to kick off this year’s Winter Salt Watch at our November Clean Water Webinar! We will provide background information and updates on the Salt Watch program and then hand it off to our experts. Dr. Gary Johnson will teach us about how road salt impacts our trees, and Phill Sexton will tell us…

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    October 27, 2020: Clean Water Webinar: Mobilizing Congregations for Clean Water

    The faith community is a critical partner in the fight to restore clean water. Mobilizing this sector requires understanding what motivates them. Come hear about successful collaborations with—and within—the faith community and the underlying lessons about those successes. Bonnie Sorak, Outreach Coordinator, Interfaith Partners for the Chesapeake – Bonnie has been advancing IPC’s outreach and…

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    October 6, 2020: Save Our Streams Online Training

    Want to become a certified Save Our Streams monitor? Now you can start the certification process from the comfort of home with our online interactive webinars! Join us next week for four live presentations of our classroom training: Introduction to Water Quality and Introduction to Macroinvertebrates. Find out more and register now: https://www.iwla.org/water/stream-monitoring/upcoming-water-monitoring-workshops/online-certification   

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    September 24, 2020: Clean Water Webinar: From the Stream to the Tap

    When discussing water quality, the first image that pops into many people’s minds is the drinking water that comes out of the taps in their home. Clean and safe drinking water is something that most people in the developed world take for granted, but there is a lot of work that goes on behind the…

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    August 28, 2020: Clean Water Webinar: Monitoring Trash & Engaging Communities

    The Anacostia Watershed Society is a nonprofit organization in Washington, DC whose mission is to protect and restore the Anacostia River by bringing partners and communities together to achieve a clean and safe Anacostia River for all. The AWS Trash Trap program collects, sorts, and measures trash flowing down the Anacostia in order to plan…

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    July 1, 2020: Planting to Protect Your City’s Water

    Join Save Our Streams for another Clean Water Webinar! Learn about different green infrastructure, like rain gardens, bioswales, and Green Streets that have been implemented in the City of Portland (OR). Find out from Christa Shier and Svetlana Hedin from the City’s Bureau of Environmental Services about what can be done in your city to…

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    June 24, 2020: Working Together in the Community: Locally-Led Volunteer Engagement Experiences Webinar

    Join Save Our Streams for another Clean Water Webinar! The Save Our Streams program trains and coordinates volunteer water quality monitors all over the country. Monitoring can be done alone or with a small team, but there is power in numbers! Locally-led, community-based volunteer monitoring groups can effectively engage more neighbors, friends, co-workers, and community…

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    June 17, 2020: Clean Water Webinar: The Value of Citizen Science

    Join Save Our Streams for our next clean water webinar! What is citizen science, and how can it improve our understanding of the world around us? Join Caroline Nickerson, Program Manager of SciStarter and the Save Our Streams team for a discussion on the value of citizen science. You’ll learn about the how different projects…

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    June 10, 2020: Where it All Goes: Wastewater and Clean Water Webinar

    Join us for Save Our Stream’s next clean water webinar! Where does water go once it flows down the drain, and how do we make sure it’s clean when it comes back out of our faucets? Join us for an introduction to wastewater treatment and its critical role in providing clean water to citizens across…

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    May 13, 2020: Clean Water Webinar: Healthy Soil, Healthy Water

    The health of our streams, lakes, and wetlands depends heavily on the health of the soils upstream. But just what does “soil health” mean? Why is it so important? How did we lose it, and how do we get it back? This introduction to Soil Health is for anyone wondering why soil health is now…

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