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2014 Westfield River Symposium

The Health of Our Watershed:
Forests, Wildlife, Water


Saturday, April 5, 2014
Westfield State University - Scanlon Banquet Hall


8:00-8:30   Registration Exhibits available for viewing from 8:00 to 12:15

8:30-9:35   Welcome Brian Conz, WRWA President
    Keynote Address Jonathan Thompson (Senior Ecologist, Harvard Forest)
Changes in the Land: Four Scenarios for the Future of Massachusetts
 

9:45-10:30   Concurrent
Sessions I
Western MA Wildlife Movement Project: Elia Del Molino (Berkshire Environmental Action Team) and Laura Marx (The Nature Conservancy)

Three Decades of Land Use Change and its Impacts on Ecosystem Services in Massachusetts: Meghan Blumstein (Harvard Forest)

Westfield River Basin Water Testing, 2011-2012 : Tim Bridges (US EPA)

10:40-11:25   Concurrent
Sessions II
Four Centuries of Change in Northeastern Forests: Jonathan Thompson (Harvard Forest)

Trout and Coldwater Streams in the Westfield River Watershed: Leanda Fontaine Gagnon (MA DFW)

11:30-12:15   Viewing of Exhibits Confirmed Exhibitors:

Appalachian Mtn Club: Noble View
Berkshire Environmental Action Team
Connecticut River Watershed Council
Friends of the Columbia Greenway
Friends of Robinson State Park
MA Div. of Conservation & Recreation
MA Div. of Ecological Restoration
MA Div. of Fisheries and Wildlife
Naturalists' Club
Pioneer Valley Planning Commission
The Nature Conservancy
Western MA Fly Fishing Association
Westfield River Watershed Association
Westfield River Invasive Species Partnership (WISP)
Westfield River Wild & Scenic Advisory Committee
Winding River Land Conservancy
WOW Express (USFWS)



12:00   Raffle Drawing  

1:15- ?   Field Trip Animal Tracks: Brian Conz (Westfield State University)

The 2014 Westfield River Symposium is sponsored by:

Westfield River Watershed Association
Westfield State University

       


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