Milwaukee Clean Water Forum
the Watershed and Improving Water Quality: A Public
Dialogue exploring options and issues
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee will sponsor the
Greater Milwaukee Clean Water Forum
October 5, 2002
Union, 2200 East Kenwood Blvd.
am to 4:30 pm
scientists, government officials and environmentalists
in an important dialogue.
out what is being done, learn in non-technical scientific
terms, ask questions, and participate in the discussion.
Preserving this resource is too important to leave
it up to someone else!
forum will feature the following keynote addresses:
Cave, Director, Wayne County, Michigan
of Environment Watershed Management Division
a Comprehensive Watershed Management Approach: A
Case Study of the Rouge River National Wet Weather
Yoder, Senior Research Associate/Principal Investigator
Biodiversity Institute & Center for Applied Bioassessment
and Biocriteria (MBI/CABB)
the Numbers Add Up? Challenges in Assessing Urban
Ehlinger, Associate Professor
Department of Biological Sciences
Water's Future: Will we go with the flow or swim
against the current?"
concurrent panels of experts will include the topics:
there fish to eat and can we eat the fish?
our water getting cleaner?
is 'non-point source' pollution?
water as an organizing theme in our community
do land use & development impact water quality?
we worry about sewer overflows?
I swim at the beach?
are watershed and wetlands? How do they work?
do the Great Lakes work and how are they changing?
Conference will be held in the UWM Union, 2200 E
Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI. Parking will be available
in the Union parking garage. Registration check-in
will begin at 7:30 a.m. and will take place on the
first floor of the building.
for Urban Initiatives and Research
Initiative of The Milwaukee Idea
Lakes WATER Institute
of Urban Planning
Metropolitan Sewerage District
Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission
of Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute
of Wisconsin Water Resources Institute
Department of Natural Resources
complete program, speaker information, and a form
for mailing or faxing
is available is downloadable in either pdf or Word
format at: http://www.uwm.edu/MilwaukeeIdea/events/index.html
cost for the daylong forum is $40 general public,
$20 full-time students and includes continental
breakfast, luncheon and reception.
you have a VISA, MASTERCARD, AMERICAN EXPRESS or
company purchase order number, you may phone in
your registration to (414) 227-3200 or 1-800-222-3623.
Please make checks payable to UW-Milwaukee. You
will receive confirmation of registration by mail.
registration by credit card is available at: http://www.uwm.edu/UniversityOutreach/registration/onlineform.shtml