NEWS - May 2016 – Water Topics Workshop for Nebraska Teachers and Educators, Nebraska City, Nebraska

  A two-day training program for teachers, held in partnership with the Kregel Windmill Factory Museum, Nebraska City, Nebraska.  The old windmill factory (actually a wind-pump factory!) was a centerpiece of the program.  The event was sponsored by the Richard P Kimmel & Laurine Kimmel Charitable Foundation, Water for Food and the Nebraska Farm Bureau.

 
Presenters at the program included:
Lee Orton, Executive Director, Nebraska Well Drillers Association
Dean Shissler, Curator, Kregel Windmill Museum
Aaron Young, Survey Geologist, Conservation and Survey Division 
Andrew Stone, Executive Director, American Ground Water Trust
David Kill, Training Consultant, Xylem Goulds Water Technology
Roric Paulman, President, Nebraska Water Balance Alliance 
Cindy Kreifels, Executive Vice President, Groundwater Foundation, Lincoln, NE
Tom Christopherson, Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
Nicholas Brozovic, Director of Policy, Water for Food Institute, University of Nebraska 
 
 
The American Ground Water Trust has organized over 70 training programs for teachers in 17 states attended by close to 2,000 teachers and educators.