“Watershed Conservation Primer and Orientation: Policy-Makers and Stakeholders”

Please join the Northeast-Midwest Institute (NEMWI) for a webinar on “Watershed Conservation Primer and Orientation: Policy-Makers and Stakeholders” on Monday, July 26th, at 2:00 PM (EDT). To register for the webinar, please visit HERE. This virtual webinar launches NEMWI’s Watershed Conservation Primer and Orientation Program for Congressional staff.

Watershed conservation and its significant impact on water quality and soil health are major areas of environmental policy with which many Members of Congress and their Congressional staff are highly engaged. This webinar begins a Watershed Conservation Primer and Orientation Program that is designed to introduce Congressional staff who are engaged in this major policy area to the Congressional policy-making process as well as the work of critical environmental stakeholder organizations.

Participating on behalf of Senate and House committees engaged in watershed conservation will be:

  • Adam Tarr (Office of Senator Debbie Stabenow), Senior Professional Staff Member, Senate Agriculture Committee.
  • Felix Muniz (Office of Congressman David Scott), Conservation and Forestry Subcommittee Staff Director, House Agriculture Committee.

Participating on behalf of major stakeholder organizations engaged in watershed conservation will be:

  • Raj Shukla, Midwest Director of Freshwater Policy, The Nature Conservancy.
  • Kelly McGinnis, Executive Director, Mississippi River Network.
  • Eric Deeble, Policy Director, National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition.