Bucknell to Host 10th Annual Susquehanna River Symposium Nov. 13 & 14
November 13, 2015
Posted on October 19, 2015, BY Matthew Beltz
Bucknell University will host the 10th Annual Susquehanna River Symposium, "The River, Its Landscapes and Our Lives," on Nov. 13 & 14 in the Elaine Langone Center. The event is free and open to the public.
"This event brings together academics, watershed managers, consulting scientists and engineers, and the public to discuss ongoing scientific research and innovative projects, to share ideas, and to increase awareness of watershed health, management and sustainability issues facing the Susquehanna region," said Program Director Benjamin Hayes.
Events scheduled for Friday, Nov. 13, will be held in the Forum and the Terrace Room of the Elaine Langone Center.
8-10 p.m.: Research poster session and exhibits from universities throughout the Susquehanna River watershed, consulting firms, state and federal agencies and watershed groups.
Events scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 14, will be held on the second floor of the Elaine Langone Center, beginning at 8 a.m., with light refreshments and a continuation of the poster session and exhibits.
9-9:10 a.m.: Hayes will welcome participants.
9:10-10:30 a.m.: Speakers on sustainable water resources management, river corridor and landscape conservation, stresses on aquatic ecosystems and Susquehanna River Chesapeake Bay connections.
10:30-10:45 a.m.: Break
10:45-noon: Breakout discussion sessions
Noon-1 p.m.: Lunch
1-1:30 p.m.: Laura Craig, associate director, River Restoration Programs, American Rivers, will give a talk, "Rivers at Risk: A Review of Existing and Emerging Threats to Running Waters."
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