DAVENPORT, IOWA (September 22, 2020) — Join River Action this fall to hear some of the speakers that were planning to join us this fall at the Upper Mississippi River Conference which was cancelled due to the pandemic. These webinars will be hour-long sessions and will feature a live question-and-answer session with the featured speaker. Registration is $10 per webinar or select three for $25. Continuing Education Certificates will be available following the webinar if selected in registration. A separate link and instructions will be sent to all registered attendees prior to each webinar. Certificates of attendance will be sent as requested following each webinar. Register now at riveraction.org/UMRC/schedule.

October 21, 2020 2PM

Larry Weber PhD/IIHR Hydroscience and Engineering, University of Iowa

The Iowa Watershed Approach: A Vision for a More Resilient Iowa


October 22, 2020 2PM

Matthew Fockler PhD, Augustana College

Two Mississippi: A Historical Geographic Exploration along the Upper Mississippi River since the Great Depression


October 27, 2020 2PM

Christopher Jone PhD/IIHR Hydroscience and Engineering, University of Iowa

Nitrogen Budgets for Iowa Watersheds


October 29, 2020 2PM

Toby Hunemuller, US Army Corps of Engineers, and Rob Davis, City of Cedar Rapids Flood Control Manager

Cedar River Flood Control Project


November 5, 2020 2PM

Roger Viadero PhD, Western Illinois University

Headwater Streams: Their Importance in the Upper Mississippi River Basin


November 10, 2020 2PM

Ed Freer, Graef-USA

The Rediscovery and Healing of an Urban River Kinnickinnic River, Milwaukee, Wisconsin


November 12, 2020 2PM

Kris Johnson PhD and Eugene Yacobson, The Nature Conservancy

Science and Decision Tools to Guide Floodplain Protection and Restoration in the Mississippi River Basin


November 17, 2020 2PM

Trevor Sample, Illinois Environmental Protection Agency

Implementing the Illinois Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy

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Zachary Moss, Izaak Walton League

Getting Your Feet Wet: A Stair-Step Approach for Engaging Community Members in Volunteer Water Quality Monitoring


November 19, 2020 - 2PM

Kirsten Wallace, Upper Mississippi River Basin Association, and Paul St Louis, US Army Corps of Engineers

Flood, Sediment, and Drought Management Planning

Register online at www.riveraction.org/UMRC/schedule

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