March 15, 2023
Wetlands and Flooding
Wednesday, March 15
Join Water Action Volunteers and the Citizen Lake Monitoring Network for our online winter webinar series! Winter Water Talks are free but require pre-registration at the link below. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
Wetlands provide habitat for wildlife and keep our waters clean. Wetlands also play a critical role in helping communities address flooding challenges. Join Katie Beilfuss, Outreach Programs Director for the Wisconsin Wetlands Association, to learn what wetlands are and how they are a critical part of the solution for communities looking to manage surface water runoff and floodwater challenges.
Katie Beilfuss is the Outreach Programs Director with the Wisconsin Wetlands Association. She coordinates our outreach programs, including organizational and member communications. She oversees the team that runs our annual Wetland Science Conference and also works on private landowner outreach and our Ramsar initiative. Katie has a Master’s degree in Land Resources from UW-Madison. She has more than twenty years of nonprofit and environmental experience with organizations including the Gorongosa Restoration Project (Mozambique, Africa), the International Crane Foundation, and The Nature Conservancy.