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NCSL Legislative Video Resource Center

The NCSL Video Resource Center is a collection of recorded webinars accessible for on-demand learning.

Agriculture and Rural Development

Protecting Livestock and Wildlife: The Fight Against Chronic Wasting Disease

Chronic Wasting Disease is a contagious degenerative infection that has been known to have significant impacts on cervids for decades. Concern in the scientific community about CWD’s potential spread to livestock, especially cattle, has been rising in recent years. Join NCSL for an overview of CWD and information about what states and the federal government is doing to protect America’s food supply chain from potential contamination and impacts.

Growing into the Future: Water-Resilient Agriculture

Extended drought in many states and increased pressures on water resources have resulted in competing demands and concerns for future water availability. As an important water user, the agricultural sector can play a key role as water stewards and can benefit from resilient practices. This webinar will explore innovative agricultural practices and other policy options that states are considering in the face of water scarcity.

Fundamentals of Parliamentary Procedure

You don't have to be a lawyer or a parliamentarian to get a grasp on legislative rules, but it helps to learn from one! Join us to explore the where, when, why, what and how of parliamentary procedure, just in time for the start of the session!

State Outdoor Recreation: Climbing to New Heights

Learn about the many facets of the outdoor recreation economy and highlighted state and federal policies to maximize opportunities for America's 144 million outdoor enthusiasts, including the creation of state offices, funding approaches, tools for land conservation and more. ​Speakers include Brian Bloodsworth, Great American Outdoors Act program management office; Representative Jamie Becker-Finn (D-Minn.), Pitt Grewe, Utah Office of Outdoor Recreation; Joel Lynch, National Park Service, and Jessica Turner, Outdoor Recreation Roundtable.

Exploring Climate Action Opportunities for Sustainable and Resilient Agriculture

Explore policies, technologies and other initiatives that may provide a role for the agriculture sector to develop effective and sustainable practices in response to this complex issue. Speakers include Jenny Hopkinson, National Farmers Union, and Mackenzie Landa, U.S. House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis. ​