DEEP: 2019 Volunteer Water Monitoring Conference

2019 Volunteer Water Monitoring Conference
     
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Many Waters, One State:
Uniting Connecticut's Lake, River, Wetland & Long Island Sound
Citizen Science Communities
  
Friday, April 5, 2019 
8:30a - 4:00p
Three Rivers Community College, Norwich, CT
 
In celebration of the 20th anniversary of Connecticut's volunteer water monitoring program
and Citizen Science Day 2019, we invite you to join us for an exciting day of learning,
collaboration, and inspiration!
 
{Button noting that the call for general proposals is closed.}
      
 
Who should attend?  Anyone currently conducting volunteer water monitoring in Connecticut… nonprofit organizations and municipal commissions wanting to start a new local water monitoring program…Water experts willing to share their knowledge with volunteers…Teachers seeking to better integrate water monitoring into their courses…You! 
 
Conference Schedule:
7:30a 
 Registration Opens / Continental Breakfast 
8:30a    Plenary Session 
   Welcoming Remarks
   DEEP Awards Presentation
   Keynote Address 
10:00a   Refreshment Break 
10:20a   Morning Break-Out Sessions (A,B,C) & Workshop 1
12:10p  Lunch & Poster Social
1:30p  Afternoon Break-Out Sessions (D,E,F) & Workshop 2
3:30p
 Group Discussion:
 The Next 20 Years of Volunteer Water Monitoring in CT
4:00p  Conference Concludes - Safe Travels!
 
 
Concurrent Break-Out Sessions & Workshops:
  • Resources to Get Started
  • How to Make an Impact
  • Volunteer River Monitoring
  • Volunteer Lake Monitoring
  • Volunteer LIS & Coastal Monitoring
  • Integrating Monitoring into Education
  • Impairment & Restoration Monitoring
  • New Monitoring Technology: Apps and More!
  • Wetlands & Watercourses Monitoring
  • Community Outreach
  • Hot Topic: Aquatic Invasives
  • Hot Topic: Algae Blooms
  • Special Workshop: Invasive Aquatic Plant Identification
  • Special Workshop: Freshwater Plankton Identification

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The 2019 CT Volunteer Water Monitoring Conference is presented by
{Compilation of DEEP, Three Rivers Community College, and Connecticut Federation of Lakes logos.}
 
in collaboration with the 2019 Conference Advisory Board:
 
{Compilation of logos of various organizations involved in the conference advisory board.}
 
 
Acknowledgements
 
Conference Co-Host Representatives:
*2019 Conference Chair
Conference Advisory Board:
*2014 Conference Advisory Board Member
 
 
Questions?
Questions about the conference can be sent to the DEEP Volunteer Water Monitoring Program Coordinator / Conference Chair at DEEP.VolunteerWaterMonitoring@ct.gov.
 
 
 
 
 
Content last updated January 16, 2019.