Category Archives: Advanced Training Blog

Webinar by Dr. Chelsea Rochman on Jan. 31st at 1:00 pm EST.

EPA’s Trash Free Waters program hosts a webinar by Dr. Chelsea Rochman on Jan. 31st at 1:00 pm EST entitled “Impacts of Plastics in the Aquatic Environment.”   Dr. Rochman is an internationally renowned researcher on the effects of aquatic trash, especially plastics, in the environment.  She’s also a very engaging speaker! The webinar is intended for a general audience and will include an overview of the issue of plastics and microplastics in the environment, as well as consideration of the potential risks posed by plastics and microplastics. You can view… Read More →

Introduction to Plant Identification – Webinar – February 23

This webinar is scheduled for Feb 23, 2017 2:00 pm US/Eastern. How to join the webinar? Participants will be provided a framework for determining the identity of plants. Plants are of central importance to natural resource conservation. Thus, the ability to identify species or species groups is an essential skill for USDA NRCS field staffs. The goal of this webinar is to provide participants with a basic understanding of plant ecology and a framework for determining the identity of plants. Participants will learn about the major groups of… Read More →

TMN Good Water Chapter monthly meeting: “Invasive Species in Texas”

Event:   Thursday, January 26, 2017,  at 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm,   Schedule:  6:00 pm Social Time with light refreshments,  at 6:30 pm a short business meeting with announcements,  followed at 7:00 pm by the speaker’s presentation and usually ends approximately 8:00 pm. Title:   “Invasive Species in Texas” Presented by: Dr. Hans Landel,  Invasive Species Program Coordinator  Dr. Landel has over a decade of experience in field research, including studies of endangered wildlife species. He joined the Wildflower Center in 2015 and oversees the Center’s work combating invasive species, which includes managing the Texas Invasives website —… Read More →