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Great Lakes Environmental Calendar
March 2009


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March 7, 2009
Great Lakes Underwater 2009

Oswego, New York
New York Sea Grant and the Oswego Maritime Foundation is hosting the 2009 Great Lakes Underwater event March 7th at SUNY Oswego. The Keynote speaker is Jim Kennard, who will present several findings including three deep shipwrecks of Lake Ontario. Kennard has discovered more than a half dozen ships in local waters and the Mississippi and Ohio rivers. Pre-registration is required.
Phone: 315-312-3042

March 8-13, 2009
Annual Meeting of the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS)

Baltimore, Maryland
This conference will have an outstanding set of technical presentations on all aspects of imaging and geospatial information. Following the theme of the conference, Reflection of the Past, Vision for the Future, we will feature sessions on the evolution and future of geospatial data collection, processing and analysis, and information derivation in ways that are useful in making local, national and global decisions, whether it is for homeland security, resource management, business, or other purposes.

March 10-12, 2009
Western Lake Erie Partnership Conference

Maumee Bay State Park, Ohio
THe conference will cover land and lake resources related to Lake Erie, including soil erosion, dredging, invasive species, water management, habitat, wetlands, recreation, and planning.

March 10-11, 2009
2009 Agricultural Drainage Design & Water Management Workshop

Willmar, Minnesota
University of Minnesota Extension will offer its annual two-day drainage workshop to give practioners the tools to address drainage design and management to meet both environmental and agronomic objectives. The workshop will take place at the Holiday Inn and Willmar Conference Center.

March 10, 2009
The Great Lakes: Adapting to a Wave of Change

East Lansing, Michigan
In its 19th year, this annual conference will explore changes that have occurred in the Great Lakes due to exotic species introduction, contaminants, climate change, and human impacts, and present current research and management strategies related to these changes. Register by March 5, 2009.
Phone: 517-353-3742

March 11, 2009
Michigan Chapter Soil and Water Conservation Society Seminar

East Lansing, Michigan
The seminar is entitled, "A Matter of Balance: Soil and Policy/Economics/Climate Change/Public Demand." Advance registration is due by February 27, 2009.
Contact: Daniel F. Kesselring

March 16-17, 2009
Ohio Lake Management Society 2009 Conference

Tiffin, Ohio
Save the date for the Ohio Lake Management Society 2009 Conference. The theme of this year's conference is "State of Ohio Water Resources: Opportunities and Challenges."
Contact: Rod Dunn

March 17-18, 2009
Michigan Working Waterfronts Conference

Lansing, Michigan
The conference will be this year's prime opportunity to come together to continue ongoing projects and learn about new issues affecting Michigan's ports and working'll find a healthy diversity of discussions on how different communities across our state are defining working waterfronts and what common threads of future needs may be.
Contact: Mark Breederland
Phone: 231-922-4628

March 25-27, 2009
ASBPA Coastal Summit 2009

Save the date for the American Shore & Beach Preservation Association Coastal Summit 2009.

March 27-28, 2009
Meeting the Challenges of Great Lakes Stewardship: SENCER Approaches

Cleveland, Ohio
SENCER (Science Education for New Civic Engagements and Responsibilities) has provided regular opportunities for teams of undergraduate faculty to improve science education by focusing on real world problems. The SENCER conference will address issues facing the Great Lakes basin that can be incorporated into undergraduate STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) courses.
Contact: Glenn Odenbrett




















































































































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