August 18, 2016

Watersheds don’t fall into clear-cut city or county boundaries. To manage these systems, it can take more than one municipality or organization to design a holistic approach.  Tackling multi-jurisdictional challenges requires defined goals, responsibilities and funding sources which can be difficult to handle without strong partnerships.  What’s the ideal recipe for a successful watershed partnership? Ingredients include pinpointing specific geographic areas, targeting stressors and including grassroots organizations, all while steadily evaluating and communicating achievements.  Hear from experts who have successfully advanced watershed partnerships through strategic collaboration and goal-setting.


Carol Collier, Senior Advisor for Watershed Management and Policy, Academy of Natural Sciences at Drexel University
Jason Pierce, Manager of Watershed and Contract Services, Upper Trinity Regional Water District