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Protecting St. Croix Workshop Set
MARCH 17, 2005--The 6th annual "Protecting the St. Croix: Reducing
and Managing Nutrients and Sediments" workshop will be held at the
University of Wisconsin-River Falls on April 14.
The workshop features a number of sessions to educate local officials
and citizens on the impact of nutrient and sediment loading in the St.
Croix River basin and the current tools and techniques used to achieve
nutrient reduction. Speakers from industry and government regulatory agencies
will provide an overview of research, sediment reduction programs and
success stories. UW-RF faculty and students will also present related
exhibits, posters and handouts.
Steve Morse, former Minnesota state senator and Minnesota Department of
Natural Resources deputy commissioner, will serve as a keynote speaker
for the day-long workshop. His speech is titled "Green Lands, Blue
Waters Project—Toward a New Generation of Agricultural Systems."
In addition, Sheryl Corrigan, commissioner of the Minnesota Pollution
Control Agency, and Bill Smith, deputy secretary of the Wisconsin DNR,
will present "Minnesota and Wisconsin in St. Croix River Basin Leadership
The program is appropriate for commercial, industrial and agricultural
operators, local government officials, permittees, public works supervisors,
land and water conservation staff, wastewater treatment owners and operators,
lake organizations, watershed planners and anyone interested in protecting
Pre-registration is required for the workshop and is taken on a first-come,
first-serve basis. The $40 cost of the workshop covers the workshop registration,
continental breakfast and buffet luncheon.
To register or for more information on the workshop please contact UW-Extension
agent John Haack at email@example.com.
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