Thursday, March 3, 2016

Registration Open For April 14-15 West Branch Susquehanna Restoration Symposium

Registration is now open for the 8th West Branch Susquehanna Restoration Symposium to be held April 14-15 at the Toftrees Golf Resort and Conference Center in State College.
The agenda for April 14 includes a workshop focused on management of acid mine drainage  construction projects from planning and permitting, through on-the-ground construction, to operation, monitoring and maintenance.
April 15 will kick off with a keynote address by Eric Cavazza, Director of DEP's Bureau of Abandoned Mine Reclamation, followed by a series of presentations covering research, restoration updates, and a variety of other topics related to AMD restoration in the West Branch Susquehanna River watershed.
Co-Sponsor Opportunities Still Available
Conference organizers are still seeking co-sponsors for the Symposium. They are able to keep registration costs low due to our generous co-sponsors; so if you or your company are interested in supporting the Symposium, please visit the Sponsorship webpage.
Student Poster Deadline Extended
The deadline to submit abstracts for the student poster contest has been extended to March 1.
Posters should present research related to abandoned mine drainage, abandoned mine reclamation, or the West Branch Susquehanna River. Each student entering a poster will have the registration fee waived.
To enter, please send an abstract (250 word maximum) along with your name, affiliation, and contact information to Rachel Kester by sending email to:
Click Here to view a detailed agenda.
To register or for more information, visit the West Branch Susquehanna Restoration Symposium webpage.

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