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2009 Westfield River Symposium

Have Fun in Your Watershed!

Saturday, March 28, 2009
Westfield State College - Scanlon Banquet Hall


8:00-8:40   Registration Continental Breakfast provided, Exhibits available for viewing from 8:00 to 12:30

8:45-9:45   Welcome Mark Damon, WRWA President
Dr. Michael Konig, Presidential Fellow, WSC
    Keynote Address Jim Caffrey (The Trustees of Reservations)
The Westfield River: Finding Enjoyment in the Watershed
 

9:50-10:30   Concurrent
Sessions I
Watershed Walks: Rob Bristow (WSC, Dept. of Geography and Regional Planning)

The Hatch, Fly Selection and Making it Easy: Marla Blair (Fly Fishing Guide)

Whistler's Wonders of the West Branch: Dave Pierce (Friends of the Keystone Arches)

10:30-11:00   Viewing of Exhibits  
11:00-11:40   Concurrent
Sessions II
Be a Tourist in Your Own Backyard: Bicycling the Westfield River Watershed: Don Podolski (New Horizons Sports, Inc.)

Waterfalls of the Watershed: Jeff Penn

Leave No Child Inside: Connecting Children (of all ages) to Nature: Tom and Nancy Condon (NaturePods)



11:50-12:30   Concurrent
Sessions III
Recreational Opportunities on City Land: Woody Darling and Karen Leigh (City of Westfield, Water Dept.)

Kayaking and Related Trends and Issues:Scott Cook (WSC Movement Science Dept.)

Finding Birds in the Southeastern Berkshires: Seth Kellogg



1:30- ?   Field Trips Noble View: Dave Conley (Appalachian Mountain Club)

Waterfall Walk (Leader's Choice): Jeff Penn

      Confirmed Exhibitors:

Connecticut River Watershed Council
Bill Hardie, Naturalist
Concerned Citizens of Russell
Connecticut River Watershed Council
Cyclonauts Bicycling Club
Friends of the Keystone Arches
Friends of Robinson State Park
MA Division of Fisheries & Wildlife
MassPIRG (WSC Chapter)
Massachusetts Riverways
The Naturalists' Club
NaturePods
New Horizons Sports, Inc.
Pioneer Valley Planning Commission
The Trustees of Reservations
Westfield River Wild & Scenic Advisory Committee
Western Massachusetts Fly Fishing Association
Westfield River Watershed Association
Wilderness Experiences Unlimited
Winding River Land Conservancy
       


The 2009 Westfield River Symposium is sponsored by:

Westfield River Watershed Association
Westfield State College

       


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