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2003 Westfield River Symposium
A Look at the Future:
Water Resources and Open Space


Saturday, March 29, 2003
Westfield State College - Wilson Auditorium


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 Is Forever Forever?
Richard Evans, attorney
 

9:45-10:30   Concurrent
Sessions
Updating Westfield's Open Space Plan: Larry Smith (Principal Planner, City of Westfield) - repeats at 10:45

Restoring Yokum Brook through Partnership: Karen Pelto (River Restore Coordinator, MA DFWELE) - repeats at 11:45

Planning for Your Watershed: A Public Outreach Workshop: Catherine Miller and Matt DelMonte (Pioneer Valley Planning Commission - repeats at 10:45

10:45- 11:30   Concurrent
Sessions
Planning for Your Watershed: A Public Outreach Workshop: Catherine Miller and Matt DelMonte (Pioneer Valley Planning Commission

Updating Westfield's Open Space Plan: Larry Smith (Principal Planner, City of Westfield)

Mapping the Westfield River Watershed: Robert Bristow (Westfield State College, Dept. of Geography and Regional Planning)

11:45-12:30   Concurrent
Sessions
The Nature Conservancy's site-based conservation planning in the Westfield River Watershed: Alison Bowden (The Nature Conservancy)

Westfield River - Wild & Scenic - So what? Now what?: Liz Lacy (Natl Park Service) and Carrie Banks (Wild & Scenic Committee)

Restoring Yokum Brook through Partnership: Karen Pelto (River Restore Coordinator, MA DFWELE)

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 (Berkshire Chapter)
Friends of the Keystone Arches
Massachusetts Fish & Wildlife Service
Natural Resources Conservation Service
Pioneer Valley Planning Commission
Riverways/River Restore
Springfield Water and Sewer Dept.
Trout Unlimited
Trustees of Reservations
US Fish and Wildlife Service
Westfield River Watershed Association
Westfield River Wild and Scenic Committe
Winding River Land Conservancy
Art Driscoll, WSC Biology Dept. (birds)
John Greene, nature photographer
Bill Hardie, licensed trapper
Bob Thompson, WSC Biology Dept. (GIS)

1:30- ?   Field Trips West Parish Filters (Westfield): Ralph Tarnauskas (Springfield Water Dept.)

Protecting Open Space in the Westfield Area: Mark Noonan (Winding River Land Conservancy)

       


       


The 2003 Westfield River Symposium was sponsored by:

Westfield River Watershed Association
Winding River Land Conservancy
Western Massachusetts Geographic Center at WSC
Westfield State College
Westfield Gas & Electric
Massachusetts Watershed Initiative

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