Frequent Questions

Watershed Partners
  Nat'l Watershed Network
  State Contacts

What's a...
  Watershed Address
  Watershed Partnership
  Water Glossary

Watershed Guides
  Building Local Partnerships
  Getting to Know Your
  Leading & Communicating
  Managing Conflict
  Putting Together a
Watershed Plan
  Reflecting on Lakes
  Wetlands: A Key Link in
Watershed Management
  Groundwater & Surface
Water: Understanding the

Other Resources
  Watershed Quiz
Conference Calendar
  eLeader Newsletters
TMDL Resources

Know Your Watershed is coordinated by Conservation Technology Information Center.

Frequent Questions   

What is Know Your Watershed?

It is a coordinated national effort to encourage the formation of local, voluntary watershed partnerships and help assure that these partnerships successfully attain their goals. 

Who sponsors it?
The initiative is sponsored by more than 70 diverse National Partners representing private and public corporations, government agencies, and non-profit organizations. Each National Partner agrees to provide financial and/or in-kind support.

Who coordinates it?
The national effort is coordinated by the Conservation Technology Information Center (CTIC), a non-profit data and technology information transfer center. 

What do you do?
In addition to coordinating the National Watershed Network, National Watershed Calendar, and many other on-going tools for watershed coordinators, the effort also...

  • Stimulates multiplication of consistent messages among all National Partners to state and local leaders of organizations, government agencies and companies. 
  • Serves as a conduit between National Partners who have useful tools and coordinators of local watershed partnerships.
  • Shares state activities and successes with state-level stakeholders in other states and regions.
  • Facilitates and/or encourages broad-based state-level partnerships that encourage and provide support to local watershed partnerships.
  • Encourages use and sharing of processes and methods that have been found to work successfully for watershed coordinators. 

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