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Stormwater Management in Cold Climates: Planning, Design, and Implementation
November 3-5, 2003
Holiday Inn by the Bay, Portland, Maine

This first-of-its-kind conference focused specifically on the challenge of managing stormwater in cold climates to take place in Portland, Maine. A collaboration of engineers, planners, municipal, state and federal government personnel, stormwater managers, natural resource professionals, contractors and developers to share approaches and experiences with the effective management of stormwater in cold climates. Special attention will be given to the NPDES Phase II stormwater regulations and the challenges that communities face in implementing them. Exhibitors and vendors offering stormwater-related products and services will be featured in an exhibit area. The conference will include two days of plenary and concurrent breakout sessions for moderated presentations and panel discussions, field trips, pre-conference training, and ample time for exhibitor interaction and networking. Please visit http://www.cascobay.usm.maine.edu/coldsw.html for conference information.

Stormwater Management in Context: Exploring the Technical Tools of Watershed Protection
November 7, 2003
Kimbel Center, Georgetown, SC

This workshop is Part 1 of a 2-part series on stormwater management and watershed planning sponsored by the North Inlet-Winyah Bay Coastal Training Program (CTP), in cooperation with SCDHEC - Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management, Coastal Carolina University, SC Coastal Conservation League, and SC Sea Grant Consortium. This event is designed to bring together planners, municipal and county officials, engineers, regulatory staff, scientists, environmental groups, and invested citizens to discuss the tools and techniques of watershed protection. Anne Kitchell and Jennifer Zielinski of the Center for Watershed Protection (CWP) will present sessions on watershed management, stormwater management in coastal landscapes, stormwater ordinances, stormwater retrofitting, and Better Site Design. The technical background provided at this event will prepare decision makers for consensus building and action planning around watershed issues on day 2 of the training series. The draft agenda and registration information may be downloaded at: http://www.northinlet.sc.edu/training.

An Introduction to Watershed Monitoring
November 13, 2003
Kansas City, MO - Location TBA

This one-day workshop presented by Tom Schueler and Jennifer Zielinski of the Center for Watershed Protection (CWP), in conjunction with the Mid-America Regional Council, will focus on the CWP's approach to watershed restoration, including several new assessment and planning techniques developed for the CWP's upcoming Watershed Restoration Manual. Visit the Center for Watershed Protection website for more information to be posted soon.

Maryland Water Monitoring Council 9th Annual Conference
Ecological Restoration Assessment & Monitoring
November 13, 2003
Maritime Institute, Linthicum Heights, MD

The 9th Annual MWMC Conference will address ecological restoration assessment and monitoring in aquatic and estuarine ecosystems. Plenary and concurrent sessions will describe monitoring and assessment methods for restoration projects in urban, agricultural and estuarine environments. Ted Brown will present a session on new guidance developed by the CWP detailing a systematic assessment of potential restoration opportunities within the stream corridor and subwatershed known as the Unified Stream Assessment (USA) and the Unified Subwatershed and Site Reconnaissance (USSR).

There is no deadline for Conference registration but it is requested that you register prior to October 30, 2003 to assure that an adequate number of Conference programs will be printed. Registrants after October 30, 2003 cannot be guaranteed a Conference program. The registration fee is $45, which includes program materials, break and luncheon. A limited number of scholarships for volunteer monitors are available. Interested persons should contact Rita Bruckler (rbruckler@dnr.state.md.us) (410) 260-8696. For more information and a schedule, visit http://www.mgs.md.gov/mwmc/conf/index.html.

Coastal Development and Watershed Planning
Collaborative Problem Solving to Protect Water Resources
November 20, 2003
Center for Marine and Wetland Studies, Coastal Carolina University, SC

This workshop is Part 2 of a 2-part series on stormwater management and watershed planning sponsored by the North Inlet-Winyah Bay Coastal Training Program (CTP), in cooperation with SCDHEC - Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management, Coastal Carolina University, SC Coastal Conservation League, and SC Sea Grant Consortium. Visit the Center for Watershed Protection website for more information to be posted soon.

Better Site Design Train-the-Trainers Workshop
Week of December 8, 2003
Location TBA, Portsmouth, NH

Visit the Center for Watershed Protection website for more information to be posted soon.

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