ConservationLeadership Network

Collaborative Solutions

Upcoming Courses

Collaborative learning is our niche, and we are achieving results. Our community capacity workshops on green infrastructure are leading to the establishment of green infrastructure plans, and our tourism assessments are changing communities! By providing an open, welcoming and neutral environment for learning and dialogue, we inspire participants to test new ideas, exchange information, and form lasting partnerships. Upcoming courses are listed below; courses can also be viewed by Training Tracks.

June 22, 2015
EPA-USDA National Workshop on Water Quality Markets
USDA and EPA are cosponsoring a National Workshop on Water Quality Markets. This event is hosted by the Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Institute at the University of Nebraska and coordinated by The Conservation Fund. The Workshop will highlight recent progress in water quality trading across the country with an emphasis on policy, resources, and tool development. The Workshop will provide EPA and USDA with an opportunity to lay out their vision for the role of water quality markets in advancing conservation and water quality goals, and provide you with the tools to engage in water quality markets. There is a nominal registration fee of $100 per participant.

Register Here Registration Deadline for Attendees: Monday, August 31st
(Late registration may be accepted based on space available after this date.)

The Workshop will feature: 

  • Regional water quality trading forums
  • Conservation finance opportunities
  • Stormwater trading
  • Payments for watershed services programs and other related environmental markets
  • Recent developments in Economics, Science & Technology
  • And much more...

Who should attend:

Agriculture and water resource professionals; including Federal, State and Local government representatives, NGOs, and agricultural, business and environmental stakeholders interested in water quality and environmental markets.


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