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FREE WEBINAR: MONTHLY LUNCH & LEARN SERIES: Climate Change for Conservationists – What can we do?

This lunch and learn will address several topics, from finding money for natural resource protection that can help soak up all that extra water to updating regulations that encourage smart development designed for the future instead of the 1950s.

2/13/2019
When: Wednesday, February 13th, 2019
12:00 - 12:30 PM
Where: MACC Monthly Lunch and Learn Webinar Series --Free and Live
United States
Presenter: Stefanie Covino, Conservation Planner for the City of Worcester
Contact: Joey Wigglesworth
617-489-3930

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 FREE Monthly Lunch & Learn Series: 

Climate Change for Conservationists – What can we do?


Overview: 

Learn how climate change will impact your community and what actions you can take or support as a conservation commissioner or agent. This lunch and learn will address several topics, from finding money for natural resource protection that can help soak up all that extra water to updating regulations that encourage smart development designed for the future instead of the 1950s. It will also take a look at the Commonwealth’s Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness (MVP) program and how it can help.


Our Presenter:

Stefanie Covino is the Conservation Planner for the City of Worcester and has a Masters of Environmental Science and Policy from Clark University. She has extensive experience in public engagement and science communication and is trained as a Keystone Cooperator. She serves on the board of the Massachusetts Watershed Coalition and is a Certified Provider for the Commonwealth’s Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness (MVP) Program to help communities identify actions to improve climate resilience. Her areas of interest include smart development, green infrastructure, and watershed protection. She can be contacted at covinos@worcesterma.gov  or 508-799-1400 x31441. 


 

No registration required FREE TO ATTEND - Just Read below to be able to attend. 

 

 

INSTRUCTIONS BELOW TO GET INTO THE WEBINAR 

 

Read all Directions below thank you.

To optimize your webinar experience:
·       Read this entire email;
·       Use a wired internet connection - it’s more effective than a wireless connection;
·       Be sure you have all other applications on your computer closed;

 

Never used Adobe Connect before? Follow Download Steps Below. 

  • Click Get Started (middle top of black task bar on Adobe page) to download the adobe connect green applet that will allow you into this webinar and all MACC online webinars.
  • TIP: Download ahead of webinar. Takes a few mins to download.
  • Follow Your Computers Steps to downloading. Once completed and the Green Applet Launcher is on your desktop or taskbar you are ready for webinars

 

Once you have the applet downloaded you are ready for the Day of the Webinar. See Below


 

DAY OF THE WEBINAR

 

Make sure you have the Adobe Connect Applet prior to the webinar. If not, see above.


To join the webinar:

 

·       To attend, visit: http://maccweb.adobeconnect.com/lunchandlearn/

·       Select “enter as a guest”;
·       In the box, type your first - last name and Town and press enter;

Wait patiently for the meeting host to allow your entrance to the webinar. Once your request has been granted, the meeting room will load onto your screen;

·       As the meeting room loads, you will be asked to join the audio conference.  

          Choose either:
                
o   “Dial in to the conference via phone”; or
                
o   “Using computer”.

 

Webinar Experience House Keeping Items

Webinar audio choices include:
·       VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol; this works if your computer has speakers or a

          headset); or
·       Our toll free telephone conference line:
                o   Dial (866) 918-5661;
                o   At prompt, enter conference code 512 366 8894.
·       If you choose to join the audio conference using your computer:
                o   Mute your microphone by clicking the arrow next to the microphone

                           icon in the upper left of the meeting room interface and choose “mute

                           my microphone”;
                o   To unmute choose “unmute my microphone”;   
·       If you choose to join the audio conference via telephone:
                o   Mute your telephone by pressing *6;
                o   To unmute, press #6;
                o   To avoid feedback echo, be sure your computer speakers are off.

Once in the meeting room,
·       If you cannot see the chat pod, click the “Full Screen” button in the upper right of

           the Adobe Connect meeting room interface (this should adjust your screen and

           allow viewing of both the share pod and the chat pod);
·       Adobe recommends that all first-time users run the Audio Setup Wizard under the

          Meeting menu.  The Meeting menu button is located on the upper-left corner of

          the Adobe Connect meeting room interface.

As a reminder, throughout the program, webinar participants can expect to:
·       View webinar video on your computer screen;
·       Hear webinar audio via your computer’s speakers, your headset, or your

        telephone (your choice);
·       Ask webinar-related questions via the chat pod;
·       Respond to instructor-generated questions via pods and/or your audio;

HAVE FUN!

 


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