We held our ANNUAL MEETING:
"Research, Case Studies & Anecdotes: The Latest in Wetland Science"
on March 20, 2014.
Thank you to all of you who attended! Almost 200 people attended the full day meeting of current research and applications of wetland science.
We also want to thank all of the speakers who generously shared their time and knowledge with us and the numerous vendors who were available to show and explain the latest products and books. We sincerely thank you for your support!
Most of the presentations from the meeting are available for viewing by clicking on the presentation title below.
If you would like to suggest a topic for next year's meeting, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
List of Speakers and Presentations:
Paul Capotosto, CT DEEP, “Little River Marsh Restoration Project in New Haven"
Adam Whelchel, PhD., The Nature Conservancy, “Coastal and Riverine Wetlands and Climate Change Assessment Highlighting Municipal Preparedness, Resiliency, Mitigation and Adaptation”
Chris K. Slesar, Vermont Agency of Transportation, "Rolled Erosion Control Products Guidelines, Wildlife Entrapment, and BMPs"
Zulimar Lucena, 2013 Dr. Michael Lefor Grant Recipient, "Factors Controlling Nitrogen Removal Efficiency in Constructed Wetlands"
Mark C. Dale, Winding Trails - Farmington, "Winding Trails Pond Wildlife Relocation Program"
Greg Sharp, Esq., Murtha Cullina, LLP and Cori Rose, USACE "Legal Updates, New Connecticut PGP, Case Law and Implementation of the 404(b)(1) Guidelines and Mitigation"
Scott Gravatt, 2013 Leslie J. Mehrhoff Grant Recipient Presentation, "Clark Pond Riparian Area Restoration and Enhancement Project (East Lyme)"
Sean Hayden, Northwest Conservation District and Steve Trinkaus, P.E., Trinkaus Engineering, LLC, "Morris Gravel Wetland Project and Gravel Wetland Design Principals"
Since its inception in 1997, CAWS has sponsored a symposium to bring together State, Federal and Municipal Agencies, Environmental consultants, Students and others to present recent research, policies and techniques on a particular topic in Wetland Science.
Over the years, CAWS has offered the following important and exciting topics:
2014 Research, Case Studies & Anecdotes: The Latest in Wetland Science
2013 Wetland Stewardship: Minimizing Impacts, Maximizing Benefits
2012 Monitoring Wetlands and Watercourses: Methods and Benefits
2011 Striking the Ecological Balance: What's new in Wetland Science?
2010 Wetlands: Impaired to Pristine
2009 Stormwater and Wetland
Management: An Update on Programs
2008 Wetland Management: Topics for Everyone
2007 Wetland Restoration, Creation and Monitoring - A Progress Report
2005 Wetlands and Watercourses: Indirect Impacts
2004 Wetland Buffers: Scientific and Regulatory Issues
2003 Practices and Policies of Wetland Restoration and Creation
2002 Tidal Wetland Systems
2001 Watercourses: Biology, Regulation, & Restoration
2000 Wetlands & Wildlife: Conservation & Regulation
1999 Wetland Science: Guidelines for Stormwater Management