Feb. 17: OSU Webinar on Promoting, Protecting Ecosystem Services

February 1, 2011

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The Ohio Watershed Network will present a free webinar on “Promoting and Protecting Ecosystem Services” at noon on Feb. 17, the final part of a series called “Research to Practice: Addressing Non-point Source Pollution in Ohio.” Register at http://go.osu.edu/Bd7.

Jessica D’Ambrosio, program manager with Ohio State University Extension’s Ohio NEMO (Non-point Education for Municipal Officials) program will give an overview of stream systems, the ecosystem services they provide and implementation strategies.

The series is designed for people who work to reduce non-point source pollution and improve watershed health, including watershed coordinators, stormwater managers, Extension educators, Soil and Water Conservation District technicians, water resource professionals, and volunteers.

The Ohio Watershed Network works to promote watershed management in the state. Participating partners and programs include local watershed coordinators, local health departments, OSU Extension, the Ohio Environmental Council, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency’s watershed program, and the state’s Soil and Water Conservation Districts.

Learn more at http://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/.

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Author(s): 
Kurt Knebusch
Source(s): 
Joe Bonnell