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2016 Westfield River Symposium

Citizen Science
in Our Watershed:
Helping to Monitor the River


Saturday, April 2, 2016
Westfield State University - Scanlon Banquet Hall


8:30-9:00   Registration Exhibits available for viewing from 8:30 to 12:30

9:00-10:00   Welcome Brian Conz, WRWA Vice President
    Keynote Address Sienna Wildfield (Executive Director, Hilltown Families)
The Westfield River Watershed: Playground, Classroom & Sanctuary
 

10:10-10:55   Concurrent
Sessions I
Culvert Assessment: The First Step toward Restoring River and Stream Continuity: Carrie Banks (MA DER & North Atlantic Aquatic Connectivity Collaborative)

Bringing Citizens to the River: How Volunteers Help Monitor and Keep the Westfield River Wild & Scenic: Meredyth Babcock (Wild & Scenic Westfield River)

Consequences and Continuity: the Influence of Small Dams on Aquatic Ecosystems: Dave Christensen (WSU Biology Dept.)

11:05-11:50   Concurrent
Sessions II
Samplepalooza 2014 & 2015: A One-Day Nutrient Sampling Extravaganza: Andrea Donlon (Connecticut River Watershed Council)

Developing a Water Quality Database for the Westfield River: Aaron O. Reyes (WSU Chemical & Physical Sci Dept.)

12:00-12:30   Viewing of Exhibits Confirmed Exhibitors:

Biocitizen School (Westfhampton)
Canoeing for Clean Water
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
Western MA Fly Fishing Association
Westfield River Invasive Species
     Partnership
Westfield River Watershed Association
Westfield River Wild & Scenic Advisory
     Committee
WOW Express (US Fish & Wildlife Service)


12:30   Raffle Drawing  

1:30- ?   Field Trips Water Quality Monitoring: Demonstrating Sample Collection Techniques: Aaron O. Reyes (WSU Chemical & Physical Sci Dept.)

The 2016 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 |