your calendars and join us for a wonderful and live broadcast! EstuaryLive is
a one of a kind, live, interactive, educational program that brings our nations
estuaries into classrooms around the world; all you need to participate is a computer
and an Internet connection. On May 1st, we will be broadcasting from the following
research reserves: Hudson River NERR in New York, Padilla Bay NERR in Washington,
and South Slough NERR in Oregon.
May 2, 2009
Area Regional Fishery Workshop
Tawas City, MI
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.
May 4-6, 2009
AWRA Spring Specialty Conference: Managing Water Resources and Development in
a Changing Climate
Meeting topics will include
meeting future water-supply needs, drought and flood co-management, ecosystem
impacts, and water-management challenges. Additionally, since the Arctic is a
place where change is expected to occur sooner and with greater effect, Alaska
will be an ideal place to examine the many changes that are happening locally
and effects on meeting the young state's development interests and the nation's
Contact: Michael Lilly
Partnership Summit: Harnessing the Power of Collaboration
The time to act is now! Join us as we reach out and educate each other on
important environmental issues that we all face as a nation and global society.
Step out of your door and take a ride back into history. Be captivated by the
architectural icons of the Golden Gate Bridge, the Victorian Mansions of Pacific
Heights, and the tranquil Botanical Gardens. Tour the sites, neighborhoods, and
harbor by the historical and sustainable cable cars. Join us in San Francisco
to experience it all.
May 4-7, 2009
2009 Conference & Exhibition
WINDPOWER 2009 Conference
and Exhibition is the largest annual wind conference and exhibition in the world
featuring over 13,000 attendees and over 776 exhibitors. Each year, wind energy
professionals gather at this event to learn about the latest industry developments
and technologies, review new products and services in the expansive exhibit hall,
and network with leading industry decision makers. Join us for what promises to
be another exciting event taking place May 4th - 7th, 2009, at McCormick Place
Convention Center in Chicago, Illinois.
St. Lawrence Seaway - Gateway to the Great Lakes: Unlocking 50 years of benefits
The St. Lawrence River Institute of
Environmental Sciences, in partnership with the Great Rivers Center at Clarkson
University, is pleased to host the 16th Annual International Conference on the
St. Lawrence River/Great Lakes Ecosystem.
Contact: Christina Collard
May 5-9, 2009
In Situ and On-Site Remediation Symposium
to be addressed at the symposium include: cleaning up chlorinated solvents, evaluating
the sensitivity of microbes to chemical pollutants and treatment agents, restoration
of estuaries and wetlands, tackling perchlorate and other hormone-mimicking polluants,
ability of dioxins and pesticides to degrade, and management of MTBE and spilled
Contact: Gina Melaragno
Toxics - Transcending Boundaries: 2009 Bernstein Symposium
The 2009 symposium will focus on air pollution research and policy. Emerging
air toxics challenges will be covered in sessions on the impact of new fuels,
new engine and hybrid technology, linking exposures to health effects, and trans-border
Contact: Hilda McDonald
May 10-13, 2009
Conference on Nutrient Recovery from Wastewater Streams
This exciting conference will bring together various waste
stream industries, regulators, researchers, process engineers and commercial managers,
to develop a broad-based, intersectional understanding and joint projects for
phosphorus and nitrogen recovery from wastewater streams, as well as reuse.
Venue West Conference Services Ltd.
Phone: 1-866-481-5226 (North America only)
May 17-22, 2009
American Benthological Society (NABS) 2009 Annual Meeting
This years conference theme is Climate Change: Interfacing
Science, Sustainability, and Aquatics. Plenary speakers include Paul Ehrlich,
Don Scavia, Lynn Scarlett, and Jay Austin. Proposals for special sessions are
welcome, and should include a brief description of the topic and a list of potential
Contact: NABS Business Office
IAGLR's 52nd Annual Conference
on Great Lakes Research
Bridging Ecosystems and Environmental
Health across our Great Lakes is the theme of our IAGLR 2009 conference, which
focuses on emerging concerns and the interrelationships between ecosystems and
environmental health. Our conference will feature multi-disciplinary research
on invasive species, ballast water, emerging wildlife diseases, ecological modeling,
fisheries, fish ecology, benthic and pelagic ecology, nutrient cycling, Great
Lakes corridors, environmental toxins, and much more!
Contact: Carol Stepien
May 20-21, 2009
Green Marine announces the return of
its environmental workshop on green technologies and innovation in marine transportation.
The workshop is targeted towards any company within the marine industry that wishes
to improve its environmental performance, with particular focus on companies that
are participants of the Environmental Program of the St. Lawrence - Great Lakes
Marine Industry. The event will also include a commercial exhibition.
May 20, 2009
Foundation for Justice
25th Anniversary Celebration!
The event will feature local artists and performers, food by Twin
Cities restaurants and chefs who use local and sustainable agriculture and fair
trade products, a silent auction featuring exciting experiences and items, a special
Fund of the Sacred Circle presentation, and much more!