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    Waters to the Sea Stories® Webinar Series

    The Waters to the Sea® Stories webinar series connects CGEE’s acclaimed educational resources with the expertise of our diverse partners in environmental education. Each webinar will dive deep into an environmental topic with a subject matter expert and explore how educators can use the lessons in the Waters to the Sea® multimedia programs to bring that topic to life for students learning in the classroom or remotely. Each webinar provides 1 free Continuing Education Credit!

    Upcoming Webinars

    Discovering the Geology of the Mississippi River Delta

    Thursday, January 21, 2021 from 6 - 7 p.m. CST  
    Presenters: Jacqueline Richard, Associate Professor of Geology and Department Head of Science at Fletcher Technical Community College, Assistant Director of the Fletcher Institute of Coastal StudiesJohn Shepard, Assistant Director, Center for Global Environmental Education 

    Mississippi River Delta environments pulse with life and constant change. The region’s geologic history reveals an amazing story, one involving ancient forces that continue to shape an incredibly dynamic coastline. Join us  to explore the Delta’s sediments, salt domes, and soils. You’ll also learn how to bring the Delta into your classroom with a tour of CGEE’s upcoming Dynamic Delta Online learning program. This new multimedia learning program for students in grades 6-8 explores interactions between people and nature in the Mississippi River Delta — from prehistoric geology to modern river commerce; from bird life to problems and solutions related to pollution, climate change and land-loss. Register today!

    Mississippi River Delta Ecology, Issues & Solutions

    Tuesday, February 9, 2021, 6 p.m. - 7 p.m. CST
    Presenters: Blaise Pezold, Coastal and Environmental Program Manager, The Meraux Foundation; John Shepard, Assistant Director, Center for Global Environmental Education

    Get your feet wet with an introduction to Mississippi River Delta ecology and problems facing it, including land loss and restoration, climate change, invasive species and impacts of flooding and hurricanes. Presented by local experts working to restore this endangered environment, we'll explore solutions being deployed to protect the future of the Delta. We'll also take a tour of educational resources that can bring stories to life for learners at home or in the classroom. Sign up now to save your spot!

    Previous Webinars 

    See an archive of all our previous webinars with the Waters to the Sea® Stories YouTube Playlist on CGEE's youtube channel. Prior installments include: