Webinar: The Extension Sustainability Database: Connect with Your Colleagues on a National Level

This webinar is scheduled for Aug 3, 2017 3:00 pm US/Eastern.

The Climate Learning Network and the ANREP Climate Science Initiative are hosting this webinar on a new national database of sustainability-focused Extension programs. Dr. Roslynn Brain-McCannon will go through the use and potential applications of this 170+ entry databases that includes Extension programs from 41 states.

Are you interested in leading an Extension sustainability-focused program, but aren’t sure what topics are already being covered? Do you want to learn who else is programming in this area so that you can learn from or collaborate with them? Perhaps you already are leading a program but may feel alone in your efforts. With the help of a new national database of sustainability-focused Extension programs, connecting or getting inspired is easy! The database includes over 170 entries with 41 states represented. This webinar will walk participants through how to access and use the database and dive in depth into some great examples of sustainability-focused Extension programs across the US.

Learn more and join the webinar from here.

How To Register / Participate?

You do not need to pre-register for this webinar. Please plan to join the Webinar no more than 15 minutes early so that you can register and successfully join the presentation interface. Approximately 15 minutes before this webinar’s start time, the ‘Join’ button will be activated on this page. Once the ‘Join’ button is available, you may click the ‘Join’ button and begin the registration process.

Space will be limited to 500 participants on a first-come first-serve basis so, please plan to join 15 minutes before the webinar’s scheduled start time.

 

About Dr. Roslynn G.H. McCann

Dr. Roslynn Brain McCann is a Sustainable Communities Extension Specialist in the Department of Environment and Society, College of Natural Resources at Utah State University. She uses conservation theory, communication techniques, and social marketing tools to foster environmental behaviors in the areas of land (conservation, reducing, reusing and recycling), air (quality and climate change), food (consuming locally with a focus on CSA’s and farmer’s markets), water (quality, quantity, water resilient landscaping), and energy (efficiency and renewable energy). Roslynn also teaches communicating sustainability, chairs the National Network for Sustainable Living Education, helps facilitate the National Extension Sustainability Summit, runs a national database of sustainability-focused Extension programs, and is the coordinator for Utah Farm-Chef-Fork, the USU Permaculture Initiative, and Sustainable You! kids’ camps.

About the Climate Learning Network (CLN)

The CLN was formed at the beginning of 2015 to promote climate literacy among Extension professionals who work in the areas of agriculture and natural resources and to connect Extension programs within the US Land-grant University System with the 10 USDA Climate Hubs. The program is a collaboration between eXtension, Southern Regional Extension Forestry, and the USDA. Visit the CLN at climatelearning.net.

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