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Upcoming & Past Sessions

August 10, 2017
Plenary and Water Words That Work
Prairie Lakes Conference
Okoboji, IA

July 26, 2017
Conference Plenary
Izaak Walton League of America
Sandusky, OH

June 14, 2017
Water Words That Work
Wells National Estuarine Research Reserve
Wells, ME

June 13, 2017
Water Words That Work
Maine Lakes Association
Bridgton, ME

May 16, 2017
Combat Communications for Conservationists
New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services
Concord, NH

May 5, 2017
Keynote and Combat Communications for Conservationists
Pennsylvania Land Trust Alliance
Lancaster, PA

April 9, 2017
Water Words That Work
Virginia Tech College of Natural Resources
Arlington, VA

February 22-23, 2017
Water Words That Work & More Than A Message
Virginia Department of Environmental Quality
Richmond, VA

January 11, 2017
Social Skills of Social Media
Chesapeake Bay Program
Edgewater, MD

December 8, 2016
Breaking Through Barriers
National Park Service - Rivers, Trails and Conservation Assistance Program - National Capital Region
Washington, D.C.

October 29, 2016
Water Words That Work
Land Trust Alliance
Minneapolis, MN

October 25, 2016
Water Words That Work
New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission
Saco, ME

October 24, 2016
Water Words That Work
New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission
Chelmsford, MA

September 22, 2016
Water Words That Work
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 2
New York, NY

September 20, 2016
Water Words That Work
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Washington, D.C.

September 8, 2016
Water Words That Work
Confluence Conference
Saint Simons Island, GA 

September 2, 2016
Enlisting Citizens to Report Illicit Discharges
CWEA Tri-Association Conference
Ocean City, MD

August 25, 2016
Enlisting Citizens to Report Illicit Discharges
StormCon
Indianapolis, IN

June 3, 2016
More Than A Message and Combat Communications for Conservationists
New Hampshire Lakes Association
Meredith, NH

June 2, 2016
Breaking Through Barriers
Gulf of Mexico Fisheries Management Center
Tampa, FL

May 19, 2016
Water Words That Work
US Environmental Protection Agency
Washington, DC

May 10, 2016
Breaking Through Barriers
National Park Service
Jacksonville, FL

May 5, 2016
Water Words That Work
Narragansett Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve
Prudence Island, RI

April 21, 2016
Water Words That Work
New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission
Portsmouth, NH

April 20, 2016
The World Outside Plenary
New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission
Hartford, CT

April 9, 2016
Water Words That Work
Virginia Tech College of Natural Resources
Arlington, VA

March 2, 2016
Water Words That Work
US Environmental Protection Agency Region 4
Atlanta, GA

October 26, 2016
Water Words That Work
US Environmental Protection Agency Region 4
Atlanta, GA

October 28, 2015
Selling Stormwater3 Rivers Wet Weather and Westmoreland Conservation District
Pittsburgh, PA

October 26, 2015
Water Words That Work
Michigan Association of Conservation Districts
Bellaire, MI

October 20, 2015
Water Words That Work
DC Water
Washington, DC

October 15, 2015
Water Words That Work
Shenandoah Valley Pure Water Forum
Woodstock, VA

October 13, 2015
Selling Stormwater
Villanova Urban Stormwater Partnership, VU College of Engineerings, and Pennsylvania Environmental Council
Villanova University, PA

October 8, 2015
Water Words That Work
San Francisco National Estuarine Research Reserve
San Francisco, CA

September 17, 2015
Water Words That Work
Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve
Superior, Wisconsin

July 21, 2015
Water Words That Work
Hamline University
St. Paul, MN

July 15, 2015
Water Words That Work
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Washington, DC

July 10, 2015
Water Words That Work
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
La Jolla, CA

June 24 & 25, 2015
Water Words That Work & More Than A Message
Arizona Department of Environmental Quality
Phoenix, AZ

June 12, 2015
More Than A Message
Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve
Hyannis, MA

June 11, 2015
Water Words That Work
Buzzards Bay Coalition
Bedford, MA

June 9, 2015
More Than A Message
Water Resources Education Network
Carlisle, PA

June 1, 2015
Selling Stormwater Management
PennTEC
Lancaster, PA

May 29, 2015
Plenary & Water Words That Work
New Hampshire Lakes Association's 2015 Lakes Congress
Meredith, NH

May 7, 2015
More Than A Message
Pennsylvania Land Trust Alliance
Gettysburg, PA

April 11, 2014
Water Words That Work
Virginia Tech College of Natural Resources
Arlington, VA

March 19 & 20, 2015
Water Words That Work & More Than A Message
Arizona Department of Environmental Quality
Phoenix, AZ

February 5 & 6, 2015
Water Words That Work & More Than A Message
Penobscot Indian Nation
Indian Island, ME

January 28, 2015
More Than A Message
Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve
Watsonville, CA

January 14, 2015
Breaking Through Barriers
South Carolina Department of Natural Resources
Charleston, SC

November 17, 2014
More Than A Message
Conservation Ontario's Latornell Symposium
Alliston, Ontario, Canada

November 5, 2014
More Than A Message
Gulf Coast Agritourism & Ecotourism Business Development Conference
Milton, FL

September 28, 29 & 30, 2014
Selling Stormwater Management
Foundation for Pennsylvania Watersheds
Various locations in Central PA

September 22-23, 2014
Water Words That Work and More Than A Message
Hampton Roads Planning District Commission
Suffolk, VA

September 27, 2014
Perfect Outreach Projects
Alliance for Chesapeake Bay's Watershed Forum
Shepardstown, WV

September 25, 2014
Plenary and Combat Communication for Conservationists
Pennsylvania State University Extension's BiAnnual Youth Education Conference
Sarasota, FL

September 17, 2014
Water Words That Work
Charlotte Bay National Estuary Partnership 
Sarasota, FL

September 10, 2014
Water Words That Work
US Environmental Protection Agency Region 4
Atlanta, GA

July 16, 2014
Water Words That Work
Arkansas Water Resources Center
Fayetteville, AR

June 25, 2014
Water Words That Work
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
La Jolla, CA

June 17, 2014
Water Words That Work
West Virginia Conservation Agency
Martinsburg, WV

June 10, 2014
Water Words That Work
Water Resources Education Network
Carlisle, PA

June 6, 2014
More Than A Message
US Environmental Protection Agency
Washington, DC

May 31, 2014
Break Through Barriers
River Network's River Rally
Pittsburgh, PA

May 7, 2014
Water Words That Work
Environmental Law Institute
Shepherdstown, WV

May 1, 2014
Water Words That Work
Michigan Inland Lakes Conference
Boyne Falls, MI

April 15, 2014
Plenary and Combat Communications for Conservationists
70th Annual Northeast Fish & Wildlife Conference
Portland, ME

April 13, 2014
Water Words That Work
Virginia Tech College of Natural Resources
Arlington, VA

March 19 & 27, 2014
Water Words That Work
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Washington, DC

March 12, 2014
Water Words That Work
Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve
Hyannis, MA

March 12, 2014
More Than A Message
Grand Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve
Greenland, NH

March 11, 2014
Water Words That Work
Wells National Estuarine Research Reserve
Wells, ME

February 27, 2014
Water Words That Work
Howard County Watershed Stewards Academy
Woodstock, MD

February 12, 2014
More Than A Message
Hamline University
Minneapolis, MN

January 30, 2014
Water Words That Work
Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
Hartford, CT

January 15 & 16, 2013
Breaking Through Barriers to Reach Underserved Audiences
Texas Parks & Wildlife Department
Austin, TX

December 9, 2013
The World Outside: What They Say About Why Your Work Matters (Plenary)
Virginia Association of Soil and Water Districts
Williamsburg, VA

October 9, 2013
Water Words That Work
Virginia Institute of Marine Sciences
Gloucester Point, VA

September 27, 2013
More Than A Message
Chesapeake Watershed Forum
Shepherdstown, WV

September 19, 2013
More Than A Message
Mission Aransas National Estuarine Research Reserve
Port Aransas, TX

July 23, 2013
Water Words That Work
National Marine Educators Association
Mobile, AL

June 11, 2013
More Than A Message
Water Resources Education Network
Carlisle, PA

April 24, 2013
Water Words That Work
Maryland Department of Natural Resources
Baltimore, MD

April 17, 2013
Beyond "Preaching to the Choir" & Environmental Message Method
University of Maryland
Bethesda, MD

March 12-13, 2013
Water Words That Work & More Than A Message
NOAA Southwest Fisheries Science Center
La Jolla, CA

March 9, 2013
Water Words That Work
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA

March 4, 2013
The World Outside & Water Words That Work
Iowa Water Center
Ames, IA

January 29, 2013
Water Words That Work & Climate Change
Partnership for the Delaware Estuary
Cape May, NJ

January 25, 2013
More Than A Message
San Francisco National Estuary Research Reserve
San Francisco, CA

January 22, 2013
Water Words That Work & Combat Communication for Conservationists
Elkhorn Slough Coastal Training Program
Watsonville, CA

November 6, 2012
Water Words That Work
National Association Lake Management Society
Madison, WI

October 25-26, 2012
Water Words That Work, More Than A Message, & Combat Communications
ACE Basin and Sapilo Bay National Estuary Research Reserves
Savannah, GA

October 16-17, 2012
Water Words That Work, More Than A Message, & Combat Communications
West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection
Huntington, WV

October 9, 2012
Water Words That Work
Colorado Water Assembly
Avon, CO

October 3, 2012
The World Outside & Water Words That Work
UCONN NEMO (Nonpoint Education for Municipal Officials)
Duluth, MN

September 29, 2012
Water Words That Work
Chesapeake Watershed Forum
Shepherdstown, WV 

September 9, 2012
Water Words That Work
Chester River Association
Chestertown, MD 

August 24, 2012
More Than A Message
Puget Sound Partnership
Seattle, WA

June 19-21, 2012
Water Words That Work, Combat Communication for Conservationists, & More Than A Message
Carolina Clear
Greenville, Columbia, and Georgetown, SC

June 14, 2012
Water Words That Work
University of Wisconsin Extension
Milwaukee, WI

June 12, 2012
Water Words That Work
Water Resources Education Network
Carlisle, PA

May 30, 2012
Water Words That Work
San Francisco Bay Joint Venture
San Francisco, CA

May 13 & 14, 2012
Water Words That Work
New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission & New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services
Concord & Portsmouth, NH

May 5, 2012
Email Excellence Explained
River Rally
Portland, OR

May 3, 2012
Water Words That Work
Clark Fork Coalition
Missoula, MT

April 16, 2012
Weather Words That Work
Gulf Coast Climate Community of Practice
New Orleans, LA

April 10, 2012
More Than A Message
Wetlands Joint Venture
Norfolk, VA

March 21, 2012
Water Words That Work
Narrangasset Bay National Estuarine Reserve
Providence, RI

March 17, 2012
The World Outside & Water Words That Work
Georgia Department of Natural Resources "Confluence"
Buford, GA

March 12 & 13, 2012
More Than A Message
Gulf of Maine Council
Portland, ME

February 22, 23, 28, 29, and March 1, 2012
Water Words That Work
National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration
St. Petersburg, FL

February 1, 2012
Water Words That Work & Combat Communications for Conservationists
San Francisco Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve
Tiburon, CA

January 25, 2012
Water Words That Work
South Carolina Department of Natural Resources
Charleston, SC

January 21, 2012
Water Words That Work & More Than a Message
Teaneck Lake Reservation
Westchester, NY

January 18, 2012
Water Words That Work
Great Lakes Environmental Finance Center
Cleveland, OH

January 10 & 11, 2012
The World Outside: What They Say About Why Your Work Matters
Indiana Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts
Indianapolis, IN

December 8 & 9, 2011
The World Outside: What They Say About Why Your Work Matters
Wisconsin Land and Water Conservation Association
Madison, WI

November 3 & 4, 2011
Water Words That Work & More Than a Message
Hudson Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve
Kingston, NY

October 17, 2011
Water Words That Work
New Jersey Watershed Ambassadors
Trenton, NJ

October 1, 2011
Data Driven Campaigns
Chesapeake Watershed Forum
Shepherdstown, WV

September 14 & 15, 2011
Water as Corporate Social Responsibilty
Grocery Manufacturers Association
Phoenix, AZ

September 12 & 13, 2011
Water Words That Work, More Than a Message, & Social Skills of Social Media
Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve
Naples, FL

August 4, 2011
More Than a Message: Planning a Campaign for Results You Can Measure
Wells National Estuarine Research Reserve
Wells, ME

August 3, 2011
Water Words That Work
Great Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve
Greenland, NH

Jul 27, 2011
Water Words That Work
Apalachicola Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve
East Point, Fl

Jul 20, 2011
Water Words That Work
Lower Columbia River Estuary Partnership
Portland, OR

June 28, 2011
Water Words That Work & Combat Communications for Conservationists
Mission Aransas National Estuarine Research Reserve
Port Aransas, TX

June 21 & 22, 2011
Water Words That Work & More Than a Message
Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve
Waquoit, MA

June 9
Water Words That Work
Virginia Tech College of Natural Resources and Environment
Fairfax, VA

June 14 & 15, 2011
More Than a Message: Planning Communications Efforts for Results You Can Measure
Water Resources Education Network
Carlisle, PA

June 4 & 5, 2011
Combat Communications for Conservationists and Foolproof Photos
River Rally
Charleston, SC

May 3, 2011
Communicating Corporate Environmental Responsibility
National Association for Environmental Management
Fort Lauderdale, FL

April 12, 2011
Water Words That Work
Wisconsin Lakes Conference
KI Center
Green Bay, WI

March 30, 2011
Water Words That Work & Combat Communications for Conservationists
New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection
Tuckerton, NJ

March 29, 2011
Water Words That Work & Combat Communications for Conservationists
Jacques Cousteau National Estuarine Research Reserve
Tuckerton, NJ

March 25, 2011
Water Words That Work & More Than a Message
Indiana Lakes Management Society
Angola, IN

March 24, 2011
Water Words That Work & More Than a Message
Indiana Association of Conservation Districts
Zionsville, IN

March 29, 2011
The World Outside: What They Say About Why Your Work Matters (Plenary)
Alabama Water Rally
Nauvoo, AL

February 26, 2011
Visions for a Cleaner, Healthier Community
Montgomery County Watershed Forum
Rockville, MD

February 22 & 23, 2011
Water Words That Work, More Than a Message, & Social Skills of Social Media
Five Star Restoration Program Conference
Atlanta, GA

February 17 & 18, 2011
Water Words That Work & Social Skills of Social Media 
Weeks Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve
Fairhope, AL

February 15, 2011
Letting Go And Reaching Out: Can Agencies Outsource Blogging And Social Media Activities?
Government and Social Media Conference
Washington, DC

February 10 & 11, 2011
Water Words That Work & Others
Maine NEMO
Bangor, ME

February 8, 2011
Water Words That Work
Maine Water Utilities Association Annual Conference
Portland, ME

February 7, 2011
Water Words That Work & Combat Communications for Conservationists
Wells National Estuarine Research Reserve
Portland, ME

February 3 & 4, 2011
Water Words That Work, Combat Communications for Conservationists, & More Than a Message
Grand Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve
Biloxi, MS

February 1, 2011
Water Words That Work
2011 Delaware Estuary Science and Environmental Summit
Cape May, NJ

December 2, 2010
Taking the Plunge into Social Media
National Park Service Rivers and Trails Conference
Shepherdstown, WV

November 13, 2010
More Than A Message: Planning a Communications Effort for Results You Can Measure
Chesapeake Watershed Forum
Shepherdstown, WV

October 14, 2010
Water Words That Work
National Estuarine Research Reserve System/National Estuarine Research Reserve Association Annual Conference
Shepherdstown, WV

September 29, 2010
Water Words That Work
University of Minnesota
St. Paul, MN

September 23, 2010
The World Outside: What They Say About Why Your Work Matters (Plenary)
Interstate Water Issues Conference
Greenville, SC

September 23, 2010
Water Words That Work
Interstate Water Issues Conference
Greenville, SC

August 20, 2010
Water Words That Work
North Carolina Conservation Network
Pittsboro, NC

June 29, 2010
Social Skills of Social Media
Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control
Dover, DE

June 15, 2010
Water Words That Work
Water Resources Education Network
Camp Hill, PA

May 21, 2010
More Than A Message: Planning a Communications Effort for Results You Can Measure
River Rally
Snowbird, UT

April 27, 2010
Water Words That Work
National Wildlife Federation
Austin, TX

April 27, 2010
Water Words That Work
Cumberland River Compact
Nashville, TN

April 26, 2010
The World Outside: What They Say About Why Your Work Matters (Plenary)
Cumberland River Compact
Nashville, TN

April 14, 2010
Water Words That Work & Combat Communications for Conservationists
Waterfront Partnership of Baltimore
Baltimore, MD

March 2, 2010
Water Words That Work
Watershed Action Alliance of Southern Massachusetts
Canton, MA

February 8, 2010
Water Words That Work
Maine Water Utilities Association Annual Conference
Portland, ME

January 14, 2010
Communicating Conservation to Citizens
Chesapeake Bay Program
Washington, DC

January 11, 2010
Building Political Will to Restore the Bay and All of it’s Water
Choose Clean Water Conference
Washington, DC

December 9, 2009
Government Advertising 2.0: How To Cost-Effectively Promote Your Program With Online Advertising
Social Media for Government Conference, A.L.I Conferences
Washington, DC

December 4, 2009
Marketing Green
Turning a New Leaf Conference/Chesapeake Conservation Landscaping Council
Washington, DC

December 3, 2009
Water Words That Work
Minnesota Association of Watershed Districts
Alexandria, MN

November 9 & 10, 2009
Communicating Conservation to Citizens
Beyond the Press Release: Mobilizing Voters in the Post-News Era
South Carolina Conservation Leaders Summit
Camp St. Christopher, SC

October 2, 2009

Water Words That Work
2009 Clean Water Conference/Ohio Environmental Council
Columbus, Ohio

September 30, 2009
Water Words That Work
Water Matters Capacity Building Conference
Calgary, Alberta, Canada

September 29, 2009
The World Outside: What They Say About Why Your Work Matters (Plenary)
Water Matters Capacity Building Conference
Calgary, Alberta, Canada

September 8, 2009
Communicating Conservation to Citizens (Workshop)
Virginia Resource Use Education Council
Jamestown, Virginia

July 22, 2009
Connecting Conservation with Citizenship (Plenary)
Izaak Walton League of America Annual Convention
Sioux Falls, SD

July 20, 2009
Why Marketing Matters (Plenary)
Pennsylvania Association of Conservation Districts
State College, PA

July 15, 2009
Building an Online Community: Lessons Learned from the Chesapeake Network
Government and Social Media Conference
Alexandria, VA

May 31, 2009
Water Words That Work
River Rally/River Network
Baltimore, MD

May 29, 2009
Make Money Online Fast!
River Rally/River Network
Baltimore, MD

April 29, 2009
Social Skills of Social Media
Schuykill River Learning Community/Institute for Conservation Leadership
Fogellsville, PA

April 27, 2009
Water Words That Work
Ipswich River Watershed Association
Ipswich, MA

April 24, 2009
Combat Communication for Conservationists
Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, Hudson Chapter
Bear Mountain, NY

April 16, 2009
Contemporary Conservation Communications: Tactics and Tools
Regional Conservancy Roundtable
Harrisburg, PA

February 26, 2009
Social Skills of Social Media
Prairie Rivers Network
Champaign, IL

February 20, 2009
Water Words That Work & Combat Communications for Conservationists
Georgia River Network
Athens, GA

January 28, 2009
Combat Communications for Conservationists
Ipswich River Watershed Association
Ipswich, MA

December 4, 2008

Combat Communications for Conservationists
Delaware National Estuarine Research Reserve
Dover, DE

November 19, 2008
The World Outside: What They Say About Why Your Work Matters (Plenary)
Water Words That Work
Partners in Watershed Education Conference
Tampa, Fl

October 5, 2008
Combat Communications for Conservationists
Chesapeake Watershed Forum
Shepherdstown, WV

October 1 2008
Water Words That Work
Municipality of York
York, Ontario, Canada

July 28, 2008
Marketing Conservation in Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania Association of Conservation Districts
State College, PA

July 23, 2008
Water Words That Work
Chesapeake Bay Leaders Conference
Rocky Gap State Park, Maryland

July 17, 2008
Strategic Communications and Campaign Planning
Chesapeake Capacity Building Initiative
Fredericksburg, VA

July 14, 2008
Social Skills of Social Media
Government and Social Media Conference
Washington, DC

June 17, 2008
Take Aim at Target Audiences
Water Resources Education Network
Harrisburg, PA

May 18, 2008
Water Words That Work
National Water Quality Monitoring Conference
Atlantic City, NJ

May 12, 2008
Making Rivers Relevant to New Audiences
River Management Society Biennial Symposium
Portland, ME

May 3, 2008
Combat Communications for Conservationists
River Rally/River Network
Huron, OH

May 1, 2008
Online Organizing: Easier Than Ever
National Conference Enhancing States’ Lake Management Programs
Chicago, IL

April 29, 2008
Water Words That Work
National Conference Enhancing States’ Lake Management Programs
Chicago, IL

April 17, 2008
Social Skills of Social Media
Government and Social Media Conference
Washington, DC

March 19, 2008
How Do You Solve a Problem Like User Generated Content?
Nonprofit Technology Conference
New Orleans, LA

February 21, 2008
Water Words That Work
Chesapeake Citizens Advisory Council
Annapolis, MD

February 13, 2008
Combat Communications for Conservationists
Green Media Toolshed
Washington, DC

February 7, 2008
Water Words That Work
National Water Conference
Sparks, NV

December 7, 2007
Social Skills of Social Media
Government and Social Media Conference
Washington, DC

November 30, 2007
Water Words That Work
5th Annual Volunteer Monitoring Summit
Pennsauken, NJ

November 1, 2007
Public Perceptions of Agriculture and the Environment
Chesapeake Bay Funders Network
Easton, MD

October 22, 2007
Joining the Online Marketplace of Ideas
Council of Michigan Foundations Symposium
Detroit, MI

October 16, 2007
Putting the Web to Work for You
Water Words That Work
Pennsylvania Association of Conservation Districts
State College, PA

August 30, 2007
The World Outside: Issues and Trends in Public Support for Wetlands Conservation (Plenary)
Wetlands 2007 Conference/Association of State Wetlands Managers
Williamsburg, VA

July 11, 2007
Web 2.0: Beyond the Buzz
Nonprofit Marketing Conference/American Marketing Association
Washington, DC

Jun 21, 2007
Water Words That Work
Putting the Web to Work for You
Water Resources Education Network
Camp Hill, PA

June 14, 2007
30 Ideas in 60 Minutes: Making the Web Work for You
Fundraising Day in New York
New York, NY

November 19, 2006
Water Words That Work
Cyber-Savvy Organizing
Chesapeake Watershed Forum
Shepherdstown, WV

September 26, 2006
Marketing the Urban Outdoor Experience
City of Baltimore Parks Department
Baltimore, MD

May 21, 2006
Next Generation Internet Organizing Tools
Public Speaking: Face Your Fear
River Rally/River Network
Bretton Woods, NH