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Minnesota Watershed Specialist Training

Pilot Session: Sept. 3 - Dec. 8, 2013
First Session: Jan. 21 - May 9, 2014

Fee: $400 for September pilot; $800 for first session in January.

Go to http://z.umn.edu/wst for more information about the curriculum and an application form.

This is an online, interactive training offered by the University of Minnesota Water Resources Center. The course is designed for local government staff who currently are - or anticipate moving into roles of - coordinating, managing, planning or leading activities to restore or protect water resources. The course is also suitable for private consultants and non-profit organizations who work with local governments, and for students near the end of their degree program. Educational background may be in any natural resource, technical, or social science discipline. The training will strengthen and integrate participants' skills for planning and implementing water restoration and protection.

The course was developed by a team of water resource management veterans from Watershed Districts, Soil and Water Conservation Districts, the University of Minnesota, the Pollution Control Agency, Board of Water and Soil Resources, and the Minnesota Department of Agriculture.

Sponsors: The program relies on diverse partners from local and state agencies, and is led by the University of Minnesota Water Resources Center. Initial development funding is from the Clean Water Act Section 319 Nonpoint Program.


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