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Hudson River Watershed Alliance Annual Conference

October 12, 2012: 8:30AM to 4:30PM
1000 Mountain Rest Rd, New Paltz, NY map
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October 12, 2012
8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Mohonk Mountain House, New Paltz, NY

“Protecting the Ecology of the Hudson River and its Watershed
Sediment Management for People and the Environment”

The Hudson River Watershed Alliance, NYSDEC Hudson River Estuary Program, Riverkeeper, Hudson Valley Regional Council, Barton and Loguidice, and The Valley Table present this regional conference addressing an important water quality issue: sediment management. Speakers will discuss sediment sources as well as management of sediment, including streambank and roadside erosion and sediment deposition, the importance of soil in local agriculture, and sediment needed for wetland ecology.
The Annual HRWA Watershed Steward Awards will be presented.
An optional post-conference reception will provide additional networking opportunities.

Scheduled speakers:
Jacklyn Cockburn, PhD, Assistant Professor, University of Guelph/Union College
Joel Dubois, CPESC, Greene County Soil & Water District
Judith A. Enck, EPA Regional Administrator
Stuart Findlay, PhD, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies
Simon Litten, former NYSDEC Research Scientist
Dorothy Peteet, PhD Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory & Columbia University
Rebecca Schneider, PhD, Associate Professor, Cornell University
Keith Stewart, Owner and Writer, Keith’s Organic Farm
Dennis Suszkowski, PhD
Gary Wall, PhD, Hydrologist, U.S. Geological Society

Audience: local watershed and conservation organizations, local board members and volunteers, local and county government leaders and staff, restoration practitioners, local businesses and farmers.

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