Many organizations are offering online learning opportunities. The list below highlights many current lake-related online events. These events welcome lake professionals and the public. You may also wish to explore these websites for additional events, recordings of past events, and more:
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All times Eastern. "$" indicates there may be a cost to participate.
December 1, 3:00 PM: Community engagement. (How can you work with local governments on planning, policy, and funding for watershed protection?) Host: Healthy Watersheds Consortium Grant Program (HWC) and the Source Water Collaborative (SWC). More details.
December 1, 6:00 PM: Our beautiful lakes: past and present. Presented by Jamila Baig, Oregon State University; Casie Smith, USGS; Ron Larson, Oregon Lake Association; Dorothy Hall, Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center/University of Maryland and Cryospheric Sciences Laboratory, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center; and Judy Sims. Host: Oregon Lakes Association. More details. $
NEW December 7, Noon: The problem with plastics. Presented by Leah Holloway, Milwaukee Riverkeeper. Host: Lake Superior Collaborative. More details.
December 9, 3:00 PM: Landowner engagement. (How do you effectively engage private landowners on watershed protection?) Host: Healthy Watersheds Consortium Grant Program (HWC) and the Source Water Collaborative (SWC). More details.
December 13, 7:00 PM: Does climate change impact our lakes? Presented by David C. Richardson, New Paltz; and Ben Burpee, GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc. Host: Western Connecticut State University. More details.
December 14, 11:00 AM: Let's talk Lake Superior: protecting habitat and species. Presented by Ann McCamon-Soltis, Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission; Jessie McFadden, Lakehead Region Conservation Authority; Geri Grant, Superior Watershed Partnership; and Chris Kovala, Ottawa National Forest. Host: Lake Superior Partnership Working Group. More details.
December 14, 2:00 PM: Managing tribal fisheries and employees on the reservation. Presented by Carl Klimah, Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe. Host: Midwest Glacial Lakes Partnership. Register.
January 6-7, 2022: 2nd Annual Virtual Harmful Algal Bloom Research Symposium. Host: North Central Region Algal Bloom Action Team. More details.
January 18 - May 1: Minnesota Watershed Specialist Training (14-week online course). Host: University of Minnesota Extension. More details. $
January 25 - March 16: Introduction to Lakes (6-week online course). Host: Michigan State University Extension. More details. $
NEW January 25, 9:00 AM: Dive into the gene pool: Using environmental DNA to detect invasive species. Presented by Nick Frohnauer, US Fish and Wildlife Service; and Kim Scribner and John Robinson, Michigan State University. Host: Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy. Register.
NEW February 16, 9:00 AM: The AIS-Team: Conservation officers on a mission to prevent invasive species. Presented by Nick Torsky, Michigan Department of Natural Resources. Host: Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy. Register.