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WATERSHED CONGRESS ALONG THE SCHUYLKILL RIVER

Date:  March 9, 2019

Location:  Montgomery County Community College - West Campus Pottstown, Pennsylvania

Registration for the 2019 Watershed Congress is NOW OPEN!


About the Watershed Congress

The Watershed Congress Along the Schuylkill River advances the best available information and techniques for protecting and restoring watersheds. The focus on networking across disciplines means that the Congress melds science, policy and practical applications into one program. Every year, a growing and changing group of individuals attends to gain new knowledge, acquire tools, and practice techniques that will allow them to take active roles in the stewardship of their natural resources.

The 2019 Watershed Congress is a day-long conference offering a keynote, concurrent sessions covering a broad range of watershed topics, poster sessions, and by watershed organizations, environmental consulting firms, and government agencies. For full descriptions, check out the Program Detail (view online or PDF).


Who should attend?     Federal, state, and local agency staff · Municipal officials · Environmental consultants and contractors · Watershed organizations · Conservancies and land trusts · Community groups · Educators and students · Anyone who cares for their local streams!


Benefits:     Network across disciplines • Hear from experts and practitioners • Broaden your knowledge • Receive continuing education/professional development credits


Registration Fees

Registration fees include locally sourced continental breakfast and lunch with gluten-free and vegan options.

  • Registration (Through February 10th) – $50
  • Late Registration: (February 11th - March 9th) – $75

Additional registration ticket options for exhibitors are available.

Register online here.

Download a printable registration form.


What do people say about the Watershed Congress?

“Informative and engaging. I already look forward to next year’s event … Good mix of networking time and presentation fit into one day … The content was excellent for all the sessions I attended … Well organized and informative … Love that it is on a Saturday (not a workday) … A most interesting and valuable day … I think this year's event was wonderful. There was so much energy and discussion … Another fabulous day of learning … The sessions were good. I wish I could have attended more of them … Love the door prizes! … Good diverse topics, great program … Very worthwhile."

Comments from people who attended in 2018


Watershed Congress Organizers

The 2019 Watershed Congress is presented by the Delaware Riverkeeper Network and its partner organizations as well as private individuals. Current organization partners represent: Berks County Conservation District • Berks Nature; Cadastral Consulting, LLC • Bucks County Conservation District • Center in the Park/Senior Environment Corps • Chester-Ridley-Crum Watersheds Association • Darby Creek Valley Association • Delaware Nature Society • Delaware River Steamboat Floating Classroom, Inc. SPLASH • Delaware Valley University • Green Valleys Watershed Association • A.D. Marble & Company • Montgomery County Community College • Montgomery County Conservation District • Octoraro Native Plant Nursery • Outdoor Design • Partnership for the Delaware Estuary • Penn State University, Pennsylvania Sea GrantPennsylvania Department of Conservation & Natural Resources • Pennsylvania Environmental Council • Pennsylvania Horticultural Society • Perkiomen Watershed Conservancy • Reading Area Community College • Schuylkill River Greenways NHA •  Stroud Water Research Center • Sustainable Choices, LLC & Philadelphia Water • Temple University • Trout Unlimited, Valley Forge Chapter • The Write Beat • Yellow Springs Farm.

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Questions?
Interested in helping to sponsor the 2019 Watershed Congress?

Considering applying to be a student facilitator?

Want to know more about scholarships for participants who would not be able to attend without such support?

Email for more information or call 215-369-1188, ext. 109.


Learn more about the Watershed Congress

See presentations from past years: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013.


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

 

Date: 
Saturday, March 9, 2019 - 07:30 AM to 03:30 PM