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August 2020

Watersheds as a Tool for Engagement

August 4, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:20 am

SIGN UP HERE   Speakers: Dr. Elizabeth Dougherty, Cari Simson, Kat Sawyer Too often, the concept and practices of water conservation and reuse are introduced in an environmental vacuum, lacking the deeper context of ʺwhy we conserveʺ. In this panel, we’ll be focusing on watershed health and connecting people to both their local watershed ecosystems as well as the watershed(s) ecosystems that provide potable water and ongoing motivation for conservation and reuse. We’ll be looking at case studies from California…

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September 2020

1st Ever DIY California Coastal Cleanup Day!

September 1, 2020 - September 30, 2020

Ocean protection starts with trash detection! Help gather data about where our trash comes from to send a strong message to polluters: clean up your act! Follow these steps to fight for a plastic free world. Read more and sign up on our Coastal Cleanup page

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Story of Plastic virtual screening and discussion

September 13, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The Story of Plastic describes the entire unhealthy life cycle of plastic from extraction to end-of-life, often in waterways across the globe.  Screen the film at your convenience and then join The Watershed Project for a discussion of strategies for fighting single-use plastic waste in your community. Register here.

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October 2020

Ensuring Equitable Involvement in Regional Water Planning (free virtual summit)

October 8, 2020 @ 8:30 am - October 14, 2020 @ 1:00 pm

Join The Watershed Project in a free virtual summit to share strategies for engaging tribes and marginalized communities as learned through local implementation of the Integrated Regional Water Management (IRWM) Disadvantaged Communities and Tribal Involvement (DACTI) program. Over the three half-day sessions (October 8, 13, and 14), community leaders, water experts, tribal representatives, and government staff will share lessons learned from 10+ years of engaging marginalized groups in regional water planning, and participants will strategize how to apply these approaches…

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49th Annual NAAEE Conference (Virtual)

October 13, 2020 - October 16, 2020

At this year's North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE) conference, The Watershed Project will have a poster presentation about our model of integrating environmental education with community planning processes in North Richmond. We hope to see you there! For more information and to register, visit conference.naaee.org About the Conference NAAEE’s conference will bring together global leaders and decision makers, teachers, students, researchers, and rising stars to leverage the power of environmental education to inspire change. As always, the conference…

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November 2020

Back to STEM Night 2020

November 4, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Calling all K-12 teachers! The Watershed Project's education team is participating in Back to STEM Night 2020, hosted by Outside the Box 925. Join us for this free virtual event to learn more about our offerings for all grades TK-12, ask any questions you may have, and sign up if you are interested in bringing a program to your students! Sign up in advance at otb925.org/events. About Our Education Programs At The Watershed Project, we are committed to offering programs…

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The Story of Plastic Movie: Virtual Screening and Discussion! Hosted by Friends of San Leandro Creek

November 15, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

If you missed our virtual screening and discussion of The Story of Plastic, you have a second chance to watch the film and discuss strategies for kicking the plastic habit. Join the Friends of San Leandro Creek this coming Sunday, November 15, at 4 pm to discuss the film. Register now so you have time to watch the film before the discussion.

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