Watershed Congress along the Schuylkill River

Date(s): 03/12/2016
Time(s): 7:30am to 3:15pm
Location : Montgomery County Community College - West Campus Pottstown, Pennsylvania


The 2016 Watershed Congress
This year's program will once again be held at the Montgomery County Community College's West Campus in Pottstown, Pennsylvania. The program offers a keynote with an historical perspective, information-packed breakout sessions, and much more.
Learn more about the 2016 program. Download the Program Detail.

Register Online
Download the Registration Form to register by mail

About the Watershed Congress
The Watershed Congress has evolved since 1998 to advance the best available information and techniques for protecting and restoring watersheds. The focus on networking across disciplines means that the Watershed Congress melds science, policy and practical applications into one program. As a result, the annual Watershed Congress is a highly anticipated event for people interested in understanding, protecting, and restoring their local streams.
Who Should Attend?
Federal, state & local agency representatives • Municipal officials & staff • Environmental consultants & contractors • Watershed organizations • Community groups • Conservancies & land trusts • Educators & students • The general public
Network across disciplines • Hear from experts and practitioners • Broaden your knowledge • Receive continuing education/professional development credits.

What do past participants say about the Watershed Congress?

  • I was glad to be part of this year’s event. It’s a great networking opportunity for me!
  • It is always good to see some familiar faces and catch up on the successes occurring within the watershed.
  • Every year I leave with new ideas. Great program.
  • You always do a good job. I look forward to this conference.
  • This is a great collaboration, and it is very well put together and organized.
From evaluations of the 2015 Watershed Congress

Registration Fees
Through February 14th
Registration: $50
Registration with Half Table Exhibit Fee (Not-for-profit/Government Agency): $75
Registration with Full Table Exhibit Fee (Not-for-profit/Government Agency): $100
Registration with Half Table Exhibit Fee (For-profit): $100
Registration with Full Table Exhibit Fee (For-profit): $130
February 15th and after
Late Registration: $75
Late Registration with Half Table Exhibit Fee (Not-for-profit/Government Agency): $100
Late Registration with Full Table Exhibit Fee (Not-for-profit/Government Agency): $125
Late Registration with Half Table Exhibit Fee (For-profit): $125
Late Registration with Full Table Exhibit Fee (For-profit): $155
Student Rate: $35 (To qualify for the Student Rate, submit verification of enrollment)

Student Facilitator Scholarships
The Watershed Congress offers scholarships to introduce current undergraduate and graduate students to watershed issues and encourage them to become future presenters. Both full-time and part-time students from the area are eligible. Student facilitators will have responsibilities during the Watershed Congress program including making announcements, time keeping, trouble shooting, etc. (student facilitators are not responsible for IT).

Those interested in becoming student facilitators for the 2016 Watershed Congress can be apply online.
The application deadline for Student Facilitator Scholarships is February 12, 2016.

Conference App
New for 2016! We are testing a conference app (free from Guidebook) intended to provide a complete, consistent user experience from both mobile devices and the web. With the 2016 Watershed Congress app, you will be able to browse sessions, network with others, create to-do lists, and view conference materials. a limited number of downloads is available, but you can also view online without downloading the app.
Get the app
View online

The 2016 Watershed Congress is presented by The Delaware Riverkeeper Network and:
Alliance for Aquatic Resources Monitoring • Berks Nature • Berks County Conservation District • Brandywine Red Clay Alliance • Cadastral Consulting, LLC • Center in the Park • Delaware Valley University and Temple University • Green Valleys Watershed Association • Keystone Canoe Club • Landscape Architecture Program, Philadelphia University • A.D. Marble & Company • Meliora Design • Montgomery County Community College • Montgomery County Conservation District • Montgomery County Planning Commission • Nature Abounds •
Octoraro Native Plant Nursery • Partnership for the Delaware Estuary • Pennsylvania Department of Conservation & Natural Resources • Pennsylvania Environmental Council • Pennsylvania State University, Pennsylvania Sea Grant • Perkiomen Watershed Conservancy • Reading Area Community College • Schuylkill Action Network • Schuylkill Headwaters Association • Schuylkill River Heritage Area • Senior Environment Corps • Stell Environmental Enterprises, Inc. • Stroud Water Research Center • Sustainable Choices, LLC, and Philadelphia Water • Trout Unlimited, Valley Forge Chapter • West Chester Fish, Game and Wildlife Association • The Write Beat

Interested in helping to sponsor the 2016 Watershed Congress?
Considering applying to be a student facilitator?
Want to know more about scholarships or participants who would not be able to attend without such support?
Contact chari for more information or call 215-369-1188, ext. 109.

Montgomery County Community College
West Campus
South Hall
101 College Drive
Pottstown, PA 19464

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