"What You Should Know About Our Water" Live Webinar February 8th02-02-24 | Education

"What You Should Know About Our Water" Live Webinar February 8th

Tom Mortensen, raSmith
by Staff

Learn about the Clean Water Act, threats to water sources, agribusiness' impact, and what actions we must take to remedy our water ethics with Landscape Architect with raSmith, Tom Mortensen.

Webinar Description:
The Clean Water Act of 1972 - How's that working out for us? There are many issues that are affecting our freshwater quality, both surface and groundwater. The current regulations are not calibrated to address these threats which are political, economic, and environmental. This presentation cites many issues throughout the U.S. and how they can be mitigated.

Tom Mortensen
Tom Mortensen has over 35 years of experience in site design, landscape architecture and related design and construction professions.
He has worked on design projects with for US Forest Service, National Park Service, Boy Scouts of America, Native American Tribes and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
Since 2011, he has been teaching a class at the UWM School of Continuing Education in the Water Technology Certification program on the topics of green infrastructure, water, native landscape, and site design methods for more resilient integration of rainfall on sites.

Click here to register for this webinar. Earn LA/CES HSW, APLD, PGMS, NALP, and QWEL CEUs while networking with the speaker during the live session. Can't attend live? Register early to receive the recording and quiz link shortly after the webinar has ended to watch whenever, wherever.

Learning Objectives:
1. Learn about current threats to our freshwater and groundwater.
2. Learn how industrialized agribusiness is impacting our water.
3. Learn about how we need to change our water ethics.