Learn to Recruit New Members with Education and Outreach Events – January 29

Kids participate in a Water Festival held by Friends of the Hughes.

Education and outreach events are excellent ways to educate your community and recruit new members to your organization. As part of WV Rivers Coalition capacity building webinar series for watershed organizations we’re hosting a free webinar on how these activities can help you reach new members.

During the webinar you’ll learn from:

Tomi Bergstrom, WVDEP Project WET and Western Basin Coordinator. Tomi will explain how to use Project WET to plan water festivals. Water festivals are generally a one-day, outside water education events for 5th grade students. The festival is designed to heighten children’s awareness about natural resources and their role in helping to protect them.

You’ll also hear from WV Watershed of the Year winner, Friends of the Cheat. Amanda Pitzer and Beth Warnick will share their experiences in planning education and outreach events in their watershed. You’ll learn about their successes and lessons learned with new member recruitment.

When: Tuesday, January 29, 11 AM – 12 PM

Register: click here to register

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