Abby Moore is the Training and Community Learning Specialist at the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization (MWMO). In her role, she oversees professional development and training programs for professional audiences, from landscaping professionals to urban planners to elected officials.  Moore also coordinates the MWMO’s Master Water Stewards program and manages the interpretive content and experiences at the MWMO’s Stormwater Park and Learning Center. An avid outdoorswoman and naturalist, Moore has devoted her career to helping people connect with and ultimately protect the natural world.  She holds a B.A. in geology, teaching certification in earth science and an M.A. in Environmental Learning. In addition to working at MWMO, Moore previously worked at the Minnesota Zoo, taught high school science, managed programming at a variety of environmental education centers, and guided wilderness trips to destinations near and far



Stephanie Johnson is the Projects & Outreach Director at the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization (MWMO), a local unit of government that works to protect and improve water quality in the Mississippi River. Stephanie holds a PhD from the University of Texas at Austin and specializes in the creation and use of computer models to inform watershed management. Her interests include the art of balancing the use of engineering and science, with societal and political considerations, in developing approaches to watershed management. Stephanie serves as a J.A. Thwaits Fellow in the University of St Thomas School of Engineering and has 10-years of experience practicing engineering in both the public and private sectors.

Additional Speakers: Denise Flood, Bonnie Keeler, Dan Latham, Sandra Rolph, Laura Scholl, and Udai Singh