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Peer Learning

Get connected, find support, and be inspired

Feeling isolated? Don’t want to recreate the wheel? The Confluence is a place to connect with and learn from people just like you, who are doing work to improve water quality and watershed health.

Build your network and knowledge base through the following opportunities, which are organized by The Confluence or its partners. Currently, these opportunities are targeted at watershed professionals, but our vision includes the eventual creation of opportunities for farmers and landowners too.

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Life Hacks over Lunch

This free, virtual meet-up series is a peer-learning opportunity for watershed professionals to share ideas and advice for solving real-life challenges of watershed projects. Organized by The Confluence.

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Leadership for Midwestern Watersheds

Leadership for Midwestern Watersheds (LMW) is a popular forum for professionals who lead projects that reduce agricultural runoff in watersheds of the Upper Mississippi River Basin. Organized by Sand County Foundation.

Connect with Peers in Our Online Community

Our online community is where you can meet other watershed leaders, get and share advice and support, and feel part of something bigger. Watershed professionals, watershed educators, farmers, and landowners are all invited to join the network!