Watershed Congress along the Schuylkill River

Date(s): 03/15/2014
Time(s): 7:30am to 3:15pm
Location : Montgomery County Community College - West Campus Pottstown, Pennsylvania

Join us as a representative of your local stream!

The Watershed Congress has evolved over the last 15 years 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.

What are people saying about the Watershed Congress?*
“Thank you for organizing a wonderful event—I think the Watershed Congress is one of the best conferences for our field, it was wonderful to be there. . . . I really enjoyed the sessions I attended and was thrilled to see so many people in the session I co-presented. . . . It was my first time attending, and I really enjoyed it. . . . Just have to say—spectacular Workshop again!!!!!!! . . . If I could go to just one education or networking event a year, it would be this one. . . . This was my first congress—won’t be my last."
* Taken from 2013 evaluations

Registration for the 2014 Watershed Congress is now open.
Choose to register online (pay with PayPal), download a registration form to submit by mail, or register by phone with the Delaware Riverkeeper Network (have your completed registration from ready).

Registration fees per person:
Early Registration:  Before January 31st: $40.00
Registration: From January 31st to February 28th: $50.00
Late Registration: After February 28th: $60.00

For detailed information about the program, click here.

Who should attend?
Federal, state and local agency representatives; municipal officials and staff; environmental consultants and contractors; members of watershed organizations; Conservancy and land trust representatives; members of community groups; educators and students (high school and above); and the general public. 

Please consider helping to sponsor the 2014 Watershed Congress.

Scholarships available
The League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania Citizen Education Fund is supporting scholarships to encourage local elected officials from Pennsylvania to attend the 2014 Watershed Congress. See more information here.

Also, the Schuylkill Action Network is making a limited number of scholarships available for residents of the Schuylkill River watershed. Contact the Schuylkill Action Network for more information.

Please note: Both of these scholarships are awarded on a reimbursement basis.

Student Facilitator Scholarships

The Watershed Congress offers scholarships to introduce students to watershed issues and encourage them to become future presenters. Current undergraduate and graduate students from the area are eligible. Student facilitators will have responsibilities during the Congress program including making announcements, getting sessions started on time, time keeping, trouble shooting, etc. (student facilitators are not responsible for IT).

Those interested in becoming student facilitators for the 2014 Watershed Congress can apply online.
The application deadline for Student Facilitator Scholarships is Friday, February 7th, 2014.

For more information, call 215-369-1188, ext. 109.

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

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