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Exploring Sea Grant's Coastal Resilience Toolkit

Friday, August 21, 2015 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Katherine Bunting-Howarth

Learn about tools available to Great Lakes and Marine coastal communities faced with coastal storms, climate change, sea level rise, tsunamis. hurricanes. These tools have all been tried and tested by Sea Grant Extension professionals. Participate in this webinar and see ...

Livestock First Aid and Safety

Friday, July 31, 2015 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Scott Cotton, Andrea Higdon

Injured animals and animals under stress react differently than they do in normal circumstances. If you don't work with livestock often, you may not completely understand how to keep yourself and animals safe in stressful situations, or how to provide first aid to injured...

Ready Community: Vulnerability and Resilience

Friday, June 26, 2015 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Deborah Tootle

POSTPONED TO A LATER DATEStudies have shown that resilient communities are those that can prepare for, respond to, and rebound quickly from disasters. These abilities do not happen by chance. Dr. Deborah Tootle, Iowa State University Extension, will explain how planning and...

Colorado 2014 Vesicular Stomatitis Outbreak and Response

Friday, May 29, 2015 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Susan Kerr

Vesicular stomatitis is a virus that affects horses and cattle. Swine, sheep, goats and camelids will occasionally become infected. The virus is spread by black flies, sand flies, and biting midges. Dr. Keith Roehr will review the Colorado 2014 vesicular stomatitis...

Enhancing Biosecurity at Fairs and Shows

Friday, April 24, 2015 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Scott Cotton, Curt Emanuel

Learn what you can do to protect your animals at fairs and shows.Scott Cotton and Curt Emanuel will lead this seminar. Moderator is Dr. Susan Kerr of Washington State University.Scott is an Extension ANR Area Educator with the University of Wyoming and Curt is Boone County...

Gender and Vulnerability in Emergency Contexts

Friday, April 10, 2015 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Andrea Burniske, Sherry F Nelson

During this webinar you will learn about Why certain groups are more vulnerable Types of risks for vulnerable populations How we can plan to mitigate the risks Andrea Burniske, International Extension Program Coordinator at Purdue University and Susan Green, Certified...

Are You Prepared for Winter?

Thursday, December 4, 2014 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by Alan Ladd, Michael Gaffney

Are you ready for winter 2015? Do you have plans to survive a prolonged power outage if you are affected by an ice storm or heavy snow? Dr. Michael Gaffney, Washington State University, and Dr. Alan Ladd, Iowa State University are teaming together to present this webinar on...

Keeping Your Financial Records Secure

Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Elizabeth Kiss, Lori Scharmer, Sara Croymans, Stephen Judd

Photo by Ian Dick. Used with permission.Learn how to manage your financial records -- paper, electronic, and web-based -- to keep them secure and accessible at all times. This webinar was presented by Sara Croymans, Lori Scharmer, and Steve Judd. Croymans is a family...

Bicol University Leading the Way in Educating to Build Resilient Communities

Friday, October 24, 2014 at 2:30 pm EDT

Webinar presenter, Dr. Leilani Diaz-Pavilando, is Extension Service Director at Bicol University, professor, and project manager for UN-WFP DPR at Sorsogon Province. Bicol University Extension is an EDEN international member institution. Carrie McKillip, EDEN delegate from...

All Bugs Good and Bad Webinar Series: Minimize Mosquito Problems

Friday, August 1, 2014 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Molly Keck, Chris Becker, Amanda Tedrow

Late summer is prime time for mosquitoes and the time of year when West Nile usually peaks. Learn how to protect yourself and your family from mosquitoes by reducing breeding sites, resting sites, and avoiding them altogether. During this webinar we will cover the basics of...

Flood Plain Maps and Long-term Flood Plain Management: One City's Experience

Friday, July 11, 2014 at 2:00 pm EDT

The Red River of the North has exceeded the eighteen foot flood stage in twenty of the last twenty one years. Since 2000 the Red River has reached the thirty foot major flood stage eight times. Consequently the City leaders and residents of the City of Fargo have become ...

National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) and Floods

Friday, June 27, 2014 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Pat Skinner, Ken Hellevang

Having property mapped into the FEMA “flood zone” has consequences that go far beyond the risk of experiencing a flood. Most “rules” of the flood damage prevention ordinance – which must be adopted by a community in order for flood insurance to be available – apply equally...

Building Rural Resiliency: Who Should Help? What Should They Do?

Friday, April 25, 2014 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Amy Dronberger, Beverly Maltsberger

Despite the importance of rural and agricultural resiliency, few local emergency planning committees include agricultural expertise and organizations. Rural and agricultural resources and capabilities should be cataloged to assist in planning, mitigating, responding to, and...

Disaster Communication Tool Options: Get Digitally Prepared

Thursday, December 12, 2013 at 1:00 pm EST - Presented by Bob Bertsch

Social media and mobile technologies are radically changing disaster communication. Twitter, Facebook, text messages and apps can be critical to getting the information you need during and after a disaster. Bob Bertsch will talk about the role new media plays in disaster...

What to Grab When There is Smoke in Your Nostrils, a Howling in Your Ears or Water to Your Ankles

Wednesday, November 20, 2013 at 3:00 pm EST - Presented by Scott Cotton

“What to Grab When There is Smoke in Your Nostrils, a Howling in Your Ears or Water Up to your Ankles” is a webinar that explains what essentials are needed for pet owners, livestock owners, and horse owners when confronted with imminent disaster. Based on 30 years of...