2013 NH Water & Watershed Conference Agenda

The 2013 New Hampshire Water and Watershed Conference was held on Friday, March 22, 2013 at Plymouth State University.

8:00 am      Registration

8:45 am      Welcome & Plenary Session

  • Clean Water and the New Hampshire Economy (Linwood Pendleton, director of the Ocean and Coastal Policy Program at the Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions and acting chief economist for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)

9:45 am   Governor Maggie Hassan (invited), introduction by Tom Burack, Commissioner of NH Department of Environmental Services

10:00 am   Break & Vendor displays

10:45 am   Concurrent sessions:

Watershed Planning, BMPs, Restoration, and Management

Education and Outreach: Citizen Science and Environmental Monitoring

 Ecosystem Services of Lakes, Rivers, & Watersheds

Coordinating a Response to Climate Change in New Hampshire: Assessing Drought and Flooding Impacts

Water Quality and Quantity- Data, Trends and Forecasts

12:15 pm   Lunch & Networking

12:30-1:30 pm    Poster Session (posters will be displayed in the room where lunch is served) 

1:30 pm     Concurrent sessions on:

Watershed BMPs, Restoration, and Approaches to Watershed Management

Education and Outreach: Scenario Planning, Public Engagement, and Behavior Change

Using New Technology to Address Data Needs, Monitor Our Water Resources, and Improve Infrastructure

Collaboration, Methods, and Questions of Legal Authority: Lessons on Climate Adaptation from the Coastal Watershed

Water Quality and Quantity- Data, Trends and Forecasts

3:30 pm    Adjourn

2013 Conference Sponsors:

Conference Organizing Committee:

The 2013 NH Water & Watershed Conference was organized by a group of people from PSU’s Center for the Environment, NH Department of Environmental Services, NH Fish & Game Department, NH Lakes Association, NH Rivers Council, Tighe & Bond, Inc.,UNH NH Water Resources Research Center, US Geological Survey, and White Mountain National Forest.