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Great Lakes Environmental Calendar
April 2009

 

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March 30 - April 1, 2009
Offshore Wind Development Conference
Washington, D.C.
Meet the pioneers of North American offshore wind projects: the developers, analysts, regulators, researchers and utilities. Participants can learn how to identify development opportunities and challenges, evaluate risks, understand the regulatory process and more.
Phone: 201-871-0474
E-mail: register@pmaconference.com

April 1-2, 2009
Canadian Brownfield Urban and Industrial Land Development
Toronto, Ontario
Is your city/municipality represented at the Canadian Brownfield Urban and Industrial Land Development Summit? Be a part of this annual event and take away vital knowledge including how to build a better community, discover new financing options and build tax revenue. Register by March 13th and save $300; mention code 109007-MAR1.
Phone: 1-866-298-9343
E-mail: registrations@strategyinstitute.com

April 1-2, 2009
7th Annual Western Great Lakes Research Conference

Ashland, Wisconsin
The Western Great Lakes Research Conference provides a forum for information and idea sharing between researchers and managers of national parks and other public lands throughout the Western Great Lakes area. This conference provides an opportunity for participants to share current research, monitoring, and management issues affecting parks and protected areas.
Contact: Stella Collier
Phone: 612-624-0734
E-mail: glnfcesu@umn.edu

April 2-4, 2009
2009 CUSLI Annual Conference
Cleveland, Ohio
An Example of Cooperation and Common Cause: Enhancing Canada-US Security and Prosperity through the Great Lakes and North American Trade. Sponsored by the Canada-United States Law Institute at Case Western Reserve University School of Law and the University of Western Ontario Faculty of Law.
Contact: Prof. Henry T. King, Jr.
Phone: 216-368-1798
E-mail: henry.king@case.edu

April 4, 2009
Shipwrecks 2009
Welland, Ontario
The Niagara Divers' Association will present its 15th Annual Shipwrecks Symposium, "Shipwrecks/2009" featuring numerous multimedia presentations by both world renowned and local speakers.
Contact: David Mekker
Phone: 905-523-9176
E-mail: infoshipwrecks@yahoogroups.com

April 4, 2009
Bad Axe Lake Huron Regional Fishery Workshop
Bad Axe, Michigan
Michigan Sea Grant Extension, in partnership with fisheries agencies and stakeholder organizations, annually host public information workshops offering current research and information related to the regional status of Great Lakes fisheries. These workshops are open to the public, and provide valuable information for anglers, charter captains, resource professionals, and other interested stakeholders.
Contact: Cindy Anderson
Phone: 989-362-3449
E-mail: msue35@msu.edu

April 6-7, 2009
Great Lakes Observing System (GLOS) Annual Meeting

Ann Arbor, Michigan
The Great Lakes Observing System (GLOS) is the Great Lakes node of the national Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS) initiative. Join us for our annual meeting at the University of Michigan in 2009.
Contact: Christine Manninen
Phone: 734-971-9135
E-mail: manninen@glc.org

April 12-16, 2009
US-IALE 2009 meeting: Coupling Humans and Complex Ecological Landscapes

Snowbird, Utah
Utah’s Wasatch Front, where Snowbird is located, is an excellent meeting location given the meeting’s theme “Coupling Humans and Complex Ecological Landscapes.” Salt Lake City and the surrounding cities and communities that comprise the Wasatch Front are one of the fastest growing metropolitan regions in the United States.
Contact: John A. Bissonette
E-mail: iale2009info@cnr.usu.edu

April 18, 2009
Friends of the Bird Sanctuary Earth Day Awareness
Douglas County Wisconsin
Held at the Douglas County Wildlife Management Area.
Keynote speaker is Mary Klun of the Douglas County Recycling Center. Tables and hand-outs on being greener and reduce, reuse, recycle. As well as displays, and children's activities and crafts. refreshments served.
Contact - lemur@centurytel.net

April 17-18, 2009
Iron Range Earth Fest

To hold a broad based, high energy, well-coordinated and publicized community event to stimulate conversation, and share traditional and technological approaches for a sustainable future in Minnesota and the Iron Range Presented by the Iron Range Partnership for Sustainability (IRPS)
Contact - ironrangeearthfest@yahoo.com

April 18, 2009
Alpena Lake Huron Regional Fishery Workshop

Alpena, Michigan
Michigan Sea Grant Extension, in partnership with fisheries agencies and stakeholder organizations, annually host public information workshops offering current research and information related to the regional status of Great Lakes fisheries. These workshops are open to the public, and provide valuable information for anglers, charter captains, resource professionals, and other interested stakeholders.
Contact: Cindy Anderson
Phone: 989-362-3449
E-mail: msue35@msu.edu

April 19-23, 2009
International Conference on Aquatic Invasive Species

Montreal, Quebec
The International Conference on Aquatic Invasive Species meeting will cover such topics as ecological impacts of changes in the biodiversity of aquatic environments; the role of invasive species in affecting human health, ballast-water introductions of new species; invasions from the pet-trade and aquaculture industries; and new barrier technologies.
Contact: Elizabeth Muckle-Jeffs
Phone: 1-800-868-8776
E-mail: elizabeth@theprofessionaledge.com

April 20, 2009
Shore Erosion Best Management Practices Workshop

Geneva, Ohio
This is a workshop for realtors, surveyors, environmental engineers, landscape architects, and municipal/state/federal employees who work along the Lake Erie shore in Ohio, Pennsylvania and New York. It will be held at the Lodge and Conference Center at Geneva-on-the-lake (Geneva State Park). Pre-registration is required.
Contact: Marti Martz
Phone: 814-217-9015
E-mail: mam60@psu.edu

April 20-22, 2009
National Beach Conference 2009

Huntington Beach, California
This 3-day conference is sponsored by EPA's Office of Water. It will provide a national framework for discussion of beach water quality issues, exchange of information, and coordination of efforts in research and decision making. The conference format will consist of presentations, panel discussions, and a debate between local universities. The conference will also feature a poster session and evening reception, which will facilitate information sharing and collaboration.
Contact: Lars Wilcut
Phone: 202-566-0447
E-mail: wilcut.lars@epa.gov

April 25, 2009
Grand Haven Regional Fishery Workshop

Grand Haven, Michigan
Michigan Sea Grant Extension, in partnership with fisheries agencies and stakeholder organizations, annually host public information workshops offering current research and information related to the regional status of Great Lakes fisheries. These workshops are open to the public, and provide valuable information for anglers, charter captains, resource professionals, and other interested stakeholders.
Contact: Dan O’Keefe
E-mail: okeefed@msu.edu

April 25, 2009
Duluth Farmers Market Earth Day Event

April 28-30, 2009
2009 Freshwater Spills Symposium

St. Louis, Missouri
The Freshwater Spills Symposium (FSS) offers an opportunity for local, state, federal, and industry responders, natural resource trustees and managers, and facility response planners to engage in an informative exchange on the unique problems of freshwater oil spills. The symposium is hosted biennially by the US EPA Office of Emergency Management.
Contact: Leigh DeHaven
Phone: 202-564-1974
E-mail: Dehaven.Leigh@epa.gov

April 29-30, 2009
Sustainable Manufacturing Summit

Chicago, Illinois
The Sustainable Manufacturing Summit will examine the latest developments in sustainable strategies for manufacturers of all sectors. This event offers access to the corporate executives and green experts leading the transformation to sustainable and cost-efficient manufacturing. The summit format is a combination of case studies and expert panels tackling key green topics for manufacturers including energy efficiency, clean technologies and renewables, carbon management and offsetting, climate policy updates and supply chain management.
Contact: Green Power Conferences (UK)
Phone: +44 (0)207 099 0600
E-mail: info@greenpowerconferences.com

 


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