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1995 Westfield River Symposium
The Westfield River

Saturday, April 1, 1995
Westfield State College - Wilson Auditorium


8:30- 9:15   Registration (posters available for viewing all day)

9:15- 9:45   Welcome Robert Bristow, Chair
Dr. William Lopes, Westfield State College
Daniel Call, WRWA President
Michael Knapik, State Senator
Cele Hahn, State Representative
    Keynote Address Commissioner Peter Webber
Massachusetts DEM

9:45- 10:30   Government
Programs
"New Approaches to River Basin Planning and Management in Massachusetts" - Mike Gildesgame, Chief Planner, Office of Water Resources (DEM)

"Model Greenway Projects" - Gail Swett, Greenways Planner (DEM)

"Collaboration of State Agencies in Ecosystems Management" - Scott Jackson, Conservation Specialist (UMass)

10:30- 11:45   Concurrent
Sessions
Biotic Resources (W240):
  • "Flora in the Watershed" - David Lovejoy (Biology Dept, WSC)
  • "Salmon Restoration in the Westfield River" - John O'Leary (MA DFW)
  • "Westfield River Ecosystems" - Ken Taylor (Biology Dept, WSC)
Recreation Resources (Aud A):
  • "Kayaking and Canoeing" - Richard Pierce (WSC Athletics)
  • "The Great River Ride and Other Opportunities in the Watershed" - Don Podolski (NE Sports Cyclists)
  • "Outdoor Recreation in Western Massachusetts" - Gary Briere (MA DEM)

noon- 1:00   Buffet
Lunch
featuring a slide show presented by Doug James (WRWA) and music by David O'Neil (WSC)

1:15- 2:45   Concurrent
Sessions
Lesson Plans (Aud A): Anthony Symasko (Mass Audubon)

Riparian Resources (Aud C):
  • "Geologic History of the Westfield River Watershed" - Michael Young (Physical Science Dept, WSC)
  • "Groundwater Resources in the Lower Westfield River Basin and Public Policy: A Case Study of Westfield, MA" - David Vincent (GARP Dept, WSC)
  • "Forest Harvesting and Water Quality in the Westfield River Basin" - Michael Parker (DEM)

3:00- 4:15   Concurrent
Sessions
Water Monitoring (Aud A): John Gannon (WRWA) and David MacIver (Southwick-Tolland Regional H.S.)

Trails Workshop (Aud C): Dan Call (WRWA)

       


The 1995 Westfield River Symposium was sponsored by:

Department of Geography & Regional Planning, Westfield State College
Westfield River Watershed Association, Inc.
Western Massachusetts Geographic Center at Westfield State College
Division of Graduate and Continuing Education, Westfield State College

Past Symposia: | 1995 | 1996 | 1997 | 1998 | 1999 |
| 2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009 |
| 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 |