NASCA Webinar – Working with Non-Government Organizations in Conservation Program Delivery

Tips and ideas for working with Non-Government Organizations in Conservation Program Delivery. Learn from conservation organization’s leaders from across the nation as they share how they successfully built partnerships with state conservation agencies, conservation districts, NRCS and other government agencies for delivering conservation programs. Working with NGOs presentations: Ducks Unlimited Dane Buysse & Becky Jones […]

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NASCA Webinar – State Conservation Funding Systems

NASCA informational webinar with presentations from conservation leaders across the nation to showcase how various states fund conservation programs & conservation district operations including source of funding, amount, and what led to getting to their current state funding level. If you’d like to jump to a specific presentation, use the links below Joe Kelpinski – […]

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Webinar – Urban & Stormwater BMP Programs

An informational webinar that NASCA has arranged with presentations from conservation leaders across the nation to showcase how six states are handling erosion control plan reviews, storm water programs, training, and how best management practice or state’s manual for erosion control are published and updated. Facilitated by Ray Ledgerwood, Board Works by Ledgerwood.

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Webinar – Effective Local Workgroups

Webinar on Effective Local Work Groups influencing Farm Bill priorities and success with local input NASCA sponsored webinar for state presentations on their experience with Local Work Groups Influencing Farm Bill Program Delivery Priorities and Success with Local Input.  Topics include a short history on LWG formation, successful LWG meetings & events, use of LWGs local […]

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Webinar – Effective Meetings

Webinar on Planning, Leading & Facilitating the Best and Most Effective Meetings & Events


NASCA sponsored webinar for participants to learn practical tips and tools for planning, leading, facilitating meetings, committees, work sessions, and other events related to the work of an effective agency, association, chapter, or other organization including how to deal with disruptions, negative situations and poor meeting management. Presented by Ray Ledgerwood, Board Works by Ledgerwood

Support Documents:


Powerpoint presentation used during webinar

Facilitator Tips


Facilitator Basics
Facilitation Tips and Techniques
Planning a Successful Meeting
What a Facilitator Can Do
Failure to Plan Your Facilitation
Example Session Ground Rules

Downloads – Document Templates


Agenda – Minutes template
Session design form – Template
Session design form – Example
Meeting Checklist
Minute Cards
Session Break – Countdown Timer

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Webinar – Using Technology

Webinar on Using New Technology to Improve Conservation Delivery & Monitoring NASCA arranged for presentations from six states and organizations to display new technology available for conservation planning, program delivery and monitoring.  Topics include new conservation planning tools for producers; software for practice planning, design and implementation (ponds, dams, waterways, pipelines); technology for tracking practice […]

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Webinar – State Certainty

Webinar on State Certainty programs, videos and resources We would like the thank all of the presenters and administrators for their time and effort, without your help this wouldn’t be possible. Below are videos of the webinar along with PDF versions of their presentations. Note: To view the playlist, move to the bottom of the […]

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Webinar – Elections & Appointments

Webinar on conservation district board members elections and appointments Tuesday, October 16, 2012 NASCA arranged for presentations from a variety of states on their experience in conducting elections and appointments of Conservation District Board Members. Topics included different systems, procedures and policies for general or special elections, the requirements of holding office, follow-up for newly […]

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