Wisconsin Wetlands Association invites practitioners from the wetland and water community to the 2017 Annual Wetland Science Conference. There participants will be given the opportunity to share information about their "wetland research, restoration, management, or outreach program; learn new wetland identification and assessment approaches and techniques; hear about approaches to incorporating wetlands into watershed & community planning; discuss the latest in wetland science, planning, and protection issues; look ahead to the future of wetland science and practices in Wisconsin and the Midwest." This conference will also include a keynote address, symposia, a poster session, and field trips to nearby wetlands.
To learn more about this event, visit Wisconsin Wetlands Association's 2017 Wetland Science Conference Website. Early bird registration is open until 1/20/2017.
28 Feb, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
to 02 Mar, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Event Website:Wisconsin Wetlands Association's 2017 Wetland Science Conference
Michigan State University is hosting their 27th annual Great Lakes Conference entitled "The Great Lakes: Moving Michigan Forward." This daylong event will incorporate ideas generated through a Michigan State University initiative, Water Moves. Presentation topics include: global water issues, phosphorus and Lake Erie, water monitoring using drones, green infrastructure, rip currents, and more. Registration for this event is required. For more information on how to register and a detailed agenda visit the conference registration website.
07 Mar, 2017 @ 8:00 am
to 07 Mar, 2017 @ 3:15 pm
Event Website:The Great Lakes: Moving Michigan Forward
The Great Lakes Commission Semiannual Meeting and Great Lakes Day in Washington, D.C., will take place March 14-16, 2017. Events feature dialogue on Great Lakes priorities by regional leaders and members of Congress who play a critical role in shaping Great Lakes policies. As more information becomes available, it will be posted on the Great Lakes Commission website. That said, a preliminary agenda has been shared for reference. Registration for this event is required, visit the registration page for details.
The Association of State Floodplain Managers will convene their 41st annual floodplain management conference at the Kansas City Convention Center in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. At this conference, local, state, regional, tribal and federal officials, industry leaders, consultants and a wide variety of subject matter experts from diverse fields will give presentations relevant to the conference theme, "Managing Flood Risk in the Heartland." For more information visit the conference website.
The 3rd National Adaptation Forum will be hosted in St. Paul, Minnesota. The National Adaptation Forum "includes opportunities for professional development through formal trainings, facilitated practitioner presentations, and informal exchange of information all at a single venue. This event affords attendees the opportunity to learn more about how to make their work climate smart, share what they have learned with others, and develop a stronger network to be climate savvy in all that they do." For more information on this event visit the conference website.
09 May, 2017 @ 9:00 am
to 11 May, 2017 @ 4:30 pm
Event Website:National Adaptation Forum
2017 marks the first annual Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Green Infrastructure Conference. Hosted by the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, this event will feature more than 130 speakers presenting on topics like: Low Impact Development, green infrastructure BMPs, funding green infrastructure, ordinance and policy development, attaining compliance with local, state, and federal regulations, integrated stormwater management, resilience, water quality, and public engagement. For more information on this conference, visit the conference website.
31 May, 2017 @ 7:00 am
to 02 Jun, 2017 @ 12:30 pm