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EPA Webcast on Volunteer Monitoring Nov. 19th

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Volunteer Monitoring is Focus of Watershed Academy Webcast

The US Environmental Protection Agency will hold a Watershed Academy Webcast on November 19 from 1p.m. to 3 p.m. Eastern on "Re-engaging Your Volunteer Monitoring Organization." This Webcast is designed to help to reinvigorate volunteer water monitoring organizations. The webcast will

  • review volunteer monitoring online forums and resources
  • provide tips on volunteer recruitment and retention with lessons learned from the Alabama Water Watch 20-year assessment
  • explore how the volunteer monitoring community is doing on a national level by looking at trends, successes, and outcomes

Through this interactive event, participants will learn about tools, resources, and strategies to re-engage their volunteer water monitoring program and celebrate our successes across the nation.