Annual Meetings

Our Annual Meeting will be held on

March 19, 2015.

See below for registration information

Click Here For An Agenda

List of Speakers and Presentations:

Erica Sachs, USEPA: Clean Water Act Regulations: Understanding Federal Jurisdiction

Russell Cohen, Massachusetts DEP: “Riparian Vegetation Buffers and Functions/Values and Restoration”

Matthew Sanford, Milone & MacBroom: “Duck Pond Wetland Restoration”                                                              

Rachel Perry, “Bioavailability of Organic N Entering Small, Shallow Embayments”

                        John Nolon, Pace University Land Use Law Center: "Resource Protection of Regulatory Taking? The Role of Mitigation"

                        Chris Allan, LandTech: "Ecological Restoration of a Brownfields Site in Fairfield, CT.  

Tim Hollister, Shipman & Goodwin, LLP: “History of Wetlands Wildlife Regulation and Case Law”

Stephanie Molden, Connecticut Department of Transportation: “Climate Change and Extreme Weather Vulnerability Pilot Project”


This full-day event includes continental breakfast, lunch, exhibitors, and several exciting educational presentations.

Check-in begins at 8:15 am.  Opening comments and introduction of first speaker at 8:45 am.  Last module complete by 4:20 pm.

Certificates of Completion provided.  Continuing education credits include:

.5 points for SWS Recertification

3.25 CT DEEP pesticide credits for categories 3A/5


1 CEU for RIDEM Class I, II, III and IV licenses

Subject matter appropriate for 5.0 CEUs for CT-licensed landscape architects




$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 13, 2015

Online Registration Deadline: Tuesday, March 17, 5:00 p.m.

(Note: no refunds will be provided after March 13, 2015)

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.