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2004 Westfield River Symposium

Habitat

Saturday, March 27, 2004
Westfield State College - Savignano Auditoriums


8:00- 8:30   Registration Continental Breakfast provided, Posters available for viewing til 1:00 p.m.

8:30-9:30   Welcome Dr. William Lopes, Westfield State College
Mike Young, WRWA
    Keynote Address Division of Fisheries and Wildlife Overview
Wayne McCallum, Director of the MA Division of Fisheries & Wildlife
 

9:45-10:30   Concurrent
Sessions
Green Sustainable Cities: A Conceptual Approach: Mirela Newman (WSC, Geography and Regional Planning)

Massachusetts Old Growth Forests: Surveying in the "Land of OG": Gary Beluzo (HCC, Environmental Science)

River Trails: Connecting People with Habitat: Jeff Penn (Wild & Scenic Committee)

10:45- 11:30   Concurrent
Sessions
Green Sustainable Cities: An European Case Study - The Shaping of A New Sustainable City in the Netherlands: Mirela Newman (WSC, Geography and Regional Planning)

Terrestrial Environments within the Westfield River Watershed: Dave Lovejoy (WSC, Biology)

River Continuity: Why did the Fish Cross the Road?: Brian Graber (MA Riverways)

11:45-12:30   Concurrent
Sessions
Hilltown Cities: David Pierce (Friends of the Keystone Arches) & Robert Shipman (Gateway Regional High School)

Beaver as a Keystone Species: Bill Hardie (WSC, Biology)

The Nature Conservancy's Conservation Strategies Within the Watershed: Alison Bowden & Bill Toomey (TNC)

12:30-1:00   Final Chance
to View
Poster Displays
Posters will be available from 8:30 til 1:00, with approximately 20 exhibitors, including:

American Chestnut Foundation
Appalachian Mountain Club
CT River Watershed Council
Friends of the Keystone Arches
Hull Forestry Products
Mass Audubon
MassPIRG
Mass Water Watch
National Park Service (Wild & Scenic)
Pioneer Valley Planning Council
Riverways/River Restoration (State of MA)
Trustees of Reservations
US Fish & Wildlife Service
Western Mass Flyfishermen
Westfield River Wild & Scenic
WSC Environmental Science Students
Dr. Arthur Driscoll, Bird Exhibit
John Green, Wildlife Photographer
William Hardie Licensed Trapper

1:30- ?   Field Trips Local Habitats of Stanley Park (Westfield): Carl Grobe (WSC, Biology)

Flood Control Dams in the Watershed: Tom Wisnauskas (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers)

       


       


The 2004 Westfield River Symposium was sponsored by:

Westfield River Watershed Association
Western Massachusetts Geographic Center at WSC
Westfield State College
Westfield Gas & Electric

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