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CarWA News - January 24, 2017

Thanks to you we raised over $1,600 in our end of the year giving campaign which provides the basic funding to run our organization and support our programs. We are also hoping that you will be just as generous with donating your time in the new year in support of our mission: To promote the understanding, protection, restoration, and enjoyment of North and South Carolina’s wetlands and associated ecosystems through science-based programs, education, and advocacy.


Announcements

  • Webinar, January 31, 2017 at 4pm: The EcoMetric Solutions Group will present the Ecosystem Services Identification & Inventory Tool, or the ESII Tool, lets people understand the benefits that nature provides and incorporate the value of nature into decision making. Audio: 641-715-3580; Code: 243-832. Webinar Link
  • Volunteer needed to be a Public Information Officer.  This volunteer would help establish relations with the press and other organizations to help spread CarWA's message. They would also create press releases of CarWA activities and events.  Experience would be great, but a desire to help would be just as good! Contact Rick Savage if you are interested in this position.
  • Volunteer needed for Supporter Coordination.  This volunteer would help maintain our supporter lists and to create ways to recruit more supporters.  This person would also survey our supporters in terms of skills that may be of use to the organization and would need to do some outreach to our supporters to keep them engaged in how they can help the organization.Contact Rick Savage if you are interested in this position.

News

Training Opportunity

  • March 24 - 26: Educator Trek - Wetlands are Wonderful.  The NC Museum of Natural Sciences is sponsoring workshops for educators.  Click here for more information. 


Upcoming Events

January 31, 4pm:  Webinar on the Ecosystem Services Identification & Inventory Tool, or the ESII Tool. Audio: 641-715-3580; Code: 243-832. Webinar Link

February 4, 10am - 4pm. Climate Change Solutions for North Carolina, Raleigh NC. Click here for information.

February 20, Program Committee Meeting, 6:30 pm. Location to be determined.

February 24, 7pm.  SCIENCE CAFE: DO YOU REALLY WANT TO DRAIN THE SWAMP? Raleigh, NC. Click here for information.

March 20, 6:30pm: Board of Directors Meeting. Location to be determined.

2017 BOD Meetings are  May 15, July 17, Sept. 18 and November. 27.  Everyone is invited to attend. Meetings start at 6:30, locations to be announced.
Have announcements, news articles or events to share with CarWA supporters. Send information to kim.matthews@carolinawetlands.org.  
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