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GLIN==> Save the date - October 21-22, 2002 - Lessons from the Field forMaking Watershed Management Work


Save the date! Bringing It Home: Lessons from the Field for Making Watershed Management Work will be held on October 21-22, 2002 at the Deer Creek Resort and Conference Center, Mt. Sterling, Ohio.

The workshop is designed to bring together watershed managers, state agency representatives, and regional and national watershed experts to discuss a number of issues critical to watershed management. Attendees to the workshop will gain access to a number of experienced professionals and other resources, and have a chance to interact with other managers facing similar situations.

The workshop will cover such topics as financial planning and fundraising, TMDL development and implementation, land use planning, working with local governments, integrating watershed management within a regulatory framework, and tools for watershed planning. There will also be a site tour of innovative BMPs in central Ohio.

This workshop is part of a public-private initiative designed to provide watershed organizations with the tools needed for comprehensive watershed planning. Project partners include the Great Lakes Commission, Ohio Environmental Protection Agency, Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Ohio State University Extension, and Tetra Tech, Inc. For more information, please contact Sarah Whitney, Beth Moore or Ric Lawson, Great Lakes Commission, at (734) 665-9135 or by email at swhitney@glc.org, bmoore@glc.org, or rlawson@glc.org. Complete information including the registration form and the workshop agenda will be available soon on the workshop's website at http://www.glc.org/watershed/