Community Outreach During Coronavirus Pandemic, Preparing For Seasonal Flooding

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Mississippi River flooding in Mississippi in 2017
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We examine the challenges facing community outreach organizations during the coronavirus pandemic, when they may be needed most. Then, we learn what record high Great Lakes water levels mean for seasonal flooding in Wisconsin and discuss how COVID-19 social distancing precautions may impact flood mitigation efforts.

Featured in this Show

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    Fundraising and community outreach is hard work, especially during a global pandemic. These days, coming up with fresh and creative ideas to motivate others is absolutely necessary. We talk to a non-profit CEO about his success in raising money — and hope — right now.

  • High Lake Levels Increase Flood Risks: What You Need To Know

    Water levels for each of the Great Lakes are higher than they were at this time last year, according to data gathered by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. We discuss what this means for seasonal flooding. We’ll also explore flood mitigation methods for communities and individuals.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Steven Potter Producer
  • Jana Rose Schleis Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Michael Johnson Guest
  • Chad Berginnis Guest