Presentations and Speaking Engagements

Kayla Kirkpatrick and Liv Simkins Bullock tabling at Naturally OregonFest in May 2022.Update: You’re invited to our upcoming virtual talk on Tuesday, March 21, 7-8pm. Visit for more information and to register.

Throughout the year, Partners for Clean Streams staff are proud to offer educational presentations and speaking engagements, either virtually or in-person. Looking for a speaker for your club, organization, youth group, or college class? Contact [email protected].

Topics include:

• PCS Programs – What volunteer programs do we offer throughout the year? How do we measure our volunteers’ positive impact? What opportunities are available for youth or for seniors?

• Marine Debris 101 – What is marine debris? What’s the marine debris profile of our area waterways? How is our local debris similar or different to ocean debris? How can you help remove and prevent marine debris in your daily life?

• The Importance of Stormwater – We all have waterfront property – learn how our storm drains directly connect to local waterways, and why that matters. What are the biggest stormwater pollutants in our region? How can we take care of our lawns and homes to best protect our waterways.

• The Maumee Area of Concern (AOC) – What is a Great Lakes AOC? How do AOCs measure environmental harm and improvement via “beneficial use impairments”? What’s being done to enhance wildlife and aquatic habitat in our region?