Indiana Watershed Leadership Academy - 2019 Enrollment now open!

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 2019 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 3, 2018

Web site: for the online application and information about the Academy, visit

Academy Fee: $750, due on December 14, 2018 (includes lodging and food for overnight and one-day workshops, plus all course materials). 

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, 2019.  Specific workshop dates are January 8-9, April 3-4, and May 22, 2019.

For more information and to fill out the application, please contact Sara Peel, [email protected], or see the Academy Web Page