Tuesday, January 12, 2021

National Fish & Wildlife Foundation Hosts Virtual All-Bay Agriculture Network Forum In 6 Sessions Starting Feb. 3 Thru March 3

Registration is now open for the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
Chesapeake Bay Stewardship Fund virtual All-Bay Agriculture Network Forum in six sessions from February 3 to March 3.

The Forum aims to bring together NGO, local, state, and federal ag conservation leaders and partners to share best practices, network together, discuss collaborative implementation strategies and opportunities for accelerating and scaling up sustainable agriculture and watershed restoration in the region.

The Forum will be organized around six intensive sessions focused on critical needs and opportunities in enhancing conservation delivery for the region, as informed by NFWF’s program partners, stakeholders, and the region’s agricultural community. 

Each session will be delivered through a roughly 3-hour virtual program featuring a variety of informational presentations, panels, and case studies. 

The six Forum sessions will be held from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.: 

-- February 3: Session 1 - From Managing Risk to Building Resilience: Farms, Communities, and Conservation;

-- February 10: Session 2 - Best Practices in Outreach and Behavior Change: Nudge Theory;

-- February 17: Session 3: Beyond the Bay: Collaborative Approaches to Water Quality Improvements;

-- February 22: Session 4: Supply Chain Sustainability: Insights, Trends, and Operating Models;

-- February 24: Session 5: It Starts with a Plan: Making Nutrient and Manure Management Work; and

-- March 3: Session 6: Why and What For: Stream and Riparian Restoration in Agricultural Landscapes.

 Registration is free but space is limited and you must register for each session separately to attend. 

Relevant continuing education credits are being explored for each session and the registration page will be updated with any CEUs being offered once confirmed.

Click Here to register and for more information.

[Posted: January 12, 2021]  PA Environment Digest

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