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Marcy Holtz

in Madison, WI

Life on the Water

PRESENTED ON FEB 19, 2015
IN MADISON, WI @ VOL 12

Marcy and Lisa will share how their water ski story started as a family affair, transformed into a team sport and has served as a bond of friendship and connector for business.

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Water for Life

BY SIMON TAYLOR
@ VOL 4 ON SEP 23, 2011

Simon talks about the exhibition he designed for the "Water for Life" project.

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Water Scarcity in Florida

BY ERIC HOFFMAN
@ VOL 11 ON SEP 20, 2013

Eric Hoffman blows the cap off the hydrant regarding Florida's worsening water shortage. By next year (2014) Orlando water demand will exceed its water supply. Where is the water going? How is it being used? What can we do about it? Watch to find the answers to these questions and more.

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Clean Water for Life

BY BRADLEY PIERIK
@ VOL 28 ON JUN 13, 2013

Bradley Pierik (of Twothirds Water) has been studying the systems by which third-world countries purify their water to make it safe for human consumption. When waterborne diseases account for the majority of hospitalizations, a filtration system can literally be a lifesaver. Bradley goes into depth on his research and a prototype filter he's made while performing outreach in countries all over. 

"Presentation of the Day" on December 28, 2013.

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H2Oh! My Life and Work with Water

BY SARA CEDAR MILLER
@ VOL 4 ON NOV 21, 2013

Historian Sara Cedar Miller has always been fascinated with water. After working in Central Park for 30 years, she has honed her photography skills to capture the nature of waves, and hopes to publish a book on the history of water in New York. 

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Our World of Water

BY MICHAEL CERVIN
@ VOL 12 ON OCT 29, 2014

A fluid look at the good, the bad and the ugly of our planet’s most valuable resource.

Michael Cervin has been writing about water issues for over a decade. He is the Senior Editor for Bottled Water Web, and author of the book, “Our World of Water: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Earth’s Most Critical Resource,” and the author of a water blog, This World of Water. He has been a water judge at the Berkeley Springs International Water Tasting for seven years, and was invited by the Chinese government to participate in the Golden Headwater Protection Summit in Beijing, China. His water articles have appeared on FoxNews, the Santa Barbara News-Press, The Tasting Panel, Draft, Food & Beverage World, The Pacific Coast Business Times, Goldenseal, the Ventura County Reporter and many others.

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Women and Water

BY MIMI AUYEUNG
@ VOL 8 ON FEB 28, 2015

Mimi AyYeung describes the activities and results of HOPE, a charitable organization that provides water wells and micro-loans in Cambodia.

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Worth of Water

BY IGNE HUJIBRECHTS
@ PECHAKUCHA EVENT ON JUL 29, 2013

Igne Hujibrechts talks about the importance of water in the world and especially in third world countries. She tells her story of the worth of water through her travel across many struggling countries.

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Water: The Mighty Molecule!

BY ROD ALLEN
@ VOL 5 ON NOV 10, 2016

Rod Allen, a professional educator and water-resource scientist, describes water’s structure, unusual features, and its many key roles. Surface tension, boiling point, and bipolarity are used to illustrate some of water’s remarkable behaviors. Solubility and specific heat are especially important to the health of the planet. The importance of water as a building block for life, the current and future status of water resources, and its origin soon after the universe was formed, are included in this comprehensive survey of the mighty molecule.

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Family Boatbuilding, Getting Kids on the Water with Their Own Hands

BY TOM HURST
@ VOL 10 ON SEP 16, 2017

Tom Hurst has been a woodworking and natural resources teacher for a good long while. He has built and guided the creation of many items of furniture, art pieces, toys, buildings and of course boats. He has built sailboats, canoes and sea kayaks with audiences from children to seniors both locally and around the US. Over 100 canoes and kayaks grace our local waters that were built in his shops. Family boatbuilding is still his favorite. It is a project to draw together people and get them on the water. A natural teacher with a love of sharing the outdoors and practical skills, He has a passion for hands-on experiential education.