Written by Rob Pressly, NACo Program Manager.
Image Source: Flickr user USFWS Mountain Prairie.
A key component of successful
environmental restoration projects is keeping multiple volunteers and partners
engaged in the process. Volunteers, local governments, community members and
businesses all play important roles, so it’s important to keep them active and
To learn more about successful
partner engagement strategies, join the upcoming Five Star and Urban Waters
Restoration webinar Keeping Partners Engaged in Environmental
Restoration Efforts on June 17
from 2-3 PM ET. Participants will learn from leaders and partners in
environmental restoration projects across the country that have successfully
partnered with community organizations, local governments, schools and the
business community, to meet restoration goals. We will also discuss strategies
to engage new partners and use tools like social media to maximize promotional
efforts. To register for the webinar, click here.
This webinar is the second in the
10-part Cultivating Community
Conservation: Techniques, Engagement and Education series, part of the Five Star and Urban Waters
Restoration Grant Program. If you missed the first webinar on wetlands restoration and stewardship,
you can view the recorded session here.
If you’d like to participate as a
presenter in an upcoming webinar, or have general questions about the series,
email Jen Horton at firstname.lastname@example.org for