Learn to be a leader in Watershed Management

Enroll now to improve your watershed management skills

If you’re interested in water quality and watersheds, consider applying for the 2020 Indiana Watershed Leadership Academy. The Academy, organized by Purdue University with support from the Indiana Department of Environmental Management and other Indiana conservation agencies and organizations, gives participants the chance to:

Engage in basic and advanced level watershed topics covering leadership principles, watershed science, organization and communication, technology and GIS, stakeholder involvement techniques and policy skills:

  • Meet, learn from, and build a network of peers
  • Interact with topic experts
  • Gain strategies, skills, and resources for successful watershed management
  • Earn a Professional Certificate in Watershed Management

Enrollment deadline: November 8, 2019

Web site: for the online application and information about the Academy, visit https://engineering.purdue.edu/watersheds/academy.html

Academy Fee: Includes lodging and food for overnight and one-day workshops, plus all course materials. Payment due by December 6, 2019 for accepted applicants.

  • Full cost: $1,250
  • Soil and Water Conservation District & nonprofit staff and board members, self-funded participants: $750
  • Additional scholarships may be available for applicants upon request: $375

Format: Training includes three face-to-face group sessions and distance learning, online (approximately 3-4 hrs/week). The Academy runs from January to May, 2020. Specific workshop dates are January 8-9, March 31-April 1, and May 20, 2020.

For more information and to fill out the application, please contact Sara Peel ([email protected]) or see the Academy Web Page http://engineering.purdue.edu/watersheds