Save The River’s 31st Annual Winter Environmental Conference
Saturday, February 1, 2020
- $50 (includes coffee and pastries, lunch, & cash bar cocktail reception with light hors d’oeuvres)
- Please register by Friday, January 24, 2020. Send us your completed registration form:
- By postal mail: 409 Riverside Drive, Clayton, NY, 13624
- By email: email@example.com
- We can also process your registration over the phone, call us at (315) 686-2010
- Andrew Reeves, author of Overrun: Dispatches from the Asian Carp Crisis, a Toronto-based environmental journalist and the editor-in-chief of Alternatives Journal, Canada’s oldest environmental publication, will discuss the politics, history, agriculture, fish biology and several other disciplinary perspectives in the story of invasive Asian carp.
- John Farrell, professor in the Department of Environmental & Forest Biology at SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry and the Director of the Thousand Islands Biological Station on Governor’s Island, will provide an update on current studies of the muskie population in the St. Lawrence River.
- Drew Gronewold, Associate Professor at the University of Michigan’s School for Environment and Sustainability, will discuss historical, current and future Great Lakes water levels, including the hydrologic conditions that contribute to water level variability.
- Rob Hoehn is CEO of IdeaScale, a software platform for crowdsourcing ideas from employees, customers, and citizens. In addition to running a startup, he speaks regularly on climate change and how it affects local communities.
- Barbara King of Watersheds Canada will discuss long-term sustainable shorelines, and tools for homeowners and land manager professionals hoping to manage their properties for flooding and erosion, minimize their impacts to the watershed, and use nature-based shoreline features in response to fluctuating water levels.
- Nina Schoch, Executive Director and Chief Scientific Officer at the Adirondack Center for Loon Conservation and has studied loons in New York’s Adirondack Park since 1998, will discuss their research & conservation programs, as well as loon behavior and natural history.
- Patricia Shulenburg, Save The River’s Program Manager, will give an update on our various educational programs that annually reach 1,500+ students in the North Country.
- 9:30 am: Registration and morning coffee
- 10:00 am – 4:00 pm: Presentations (break for lunch from 12:00 – 1:00 pm)
- 4:00 pm: Cocktail reception with cash bar.
- Save The River has reserved a limited block of rooms at the 1000 Islands Harbor Hotel starting at $119 per night. Reservations can be made by calling the hotel directly at (315) 686-1100. This discount rate is guaranteed through January 18.
- For those who are unable to make the trip to Clayton, we will be hosting a professional live stream of the conference. The hyperlink to the live stream will be shared the week of the conference. In order to support this exciting offering, please consider making an additional contribution of $25.
- This important educational event would not be possible without the ongoing support of our generous sponsors. There are available opportunities for both individual supporting sponsorship and business sponsorship. Contact Bridget Wright, Development Director, at (315) 686-2010 or firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.