Annual Meetings

Our Annual Meeting will be held on

March 17, 2016.

See below for registration information

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List of Speakers and Presentations:

David Skelly, Yale University: “Amphibian Population Responses to Dynamic Landscapes

Janet Brooks, Attorney at Law: “Wetland Law Updates”

David Vallee, NOAA/NWS: “Examining Climate Trends in Southern New England and Its Impact on Storm and River Flood Behavior”

Noah Sokol, Dr. Michael Lefor Grant Award Recipient Presentation:  "The Ecosystem Impacts of the Invasive Grass Microstegium vimineum on a Southern Connecticut Watershed: Mechanisms and Management”

Chris Mason, Mason Associates: "Wetlands Restoration at the UConn Landfill Project Site"

Kevin Carifa & Christopher Samorajczyk, Connecticut Department of Transportation; and Simon Hildt, Stantec: "Tidal Wetland Creation Along the Connecticut Coastline: Real World Challenges and Lessons Learned"  

Amanda Saul, Connecticut Department of Transportation: “Northern Long-eared Bat: Status of the Recent Federal Listing and Effects on Project Planning”


This full-day event includes continental breakfast and lunch

Exhibitors will be on site with products and services of interest to wetland professionals.

Check-in begins at 8:00 am.  Opening comments and introduction of first speaker at 8:45 am.  Last module complete by 4:00 pm.

Certificates of Completion will be provided.

Please plan to stay for a while afterwards for our optional Happy Hour!




$65.00 (CAWS members, including new members)

$80.00 (Non members)

$35.00 (Students with ID)

$200.00 (Exhibitors - includes table and one registration)

$35.00 (Non-Profit Exhibitors, includes table and one registration)

We offer TWO WAYS of registering:

  • Pay by mail with your check by completing and mailing our REGISTRATION FORM; OR

  • PAY ONLINE with your credit card, debit card or PayPal account.

While you are registering, please consider renewing your CAWS annual membership.  The Pay online tab above allows you to do both.

Mail in Registration Deadline: Friday March 11, 2016

Online Registration Deadline: Tuesday, March 15, 12:00 p.m.

(Note: no refunds will be provided after March 11, 2016)

Questions?  Contact Jeff Mills at (860) 454-8922 or email:

Directions to The Crowne Plaza Hotel -1284 Strongtown Road, Southbury, CT: Traveling on Interstate 84 East or West, take Exit 16, turn right at the end of the ramp, hotel is located on the right hand side.