Jan
11
2017

WMAO / EPN 2017 Spring Meeting

We All Need Healthy Rivers

WHEN: March 7, 2017, 7:15 a.m. to Noon

WHERE: Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center (map); 2201 Fred Taylor Dr., Columbus

COST:  $10 breakfast/keynote; or $30 full program


The Water Management Association of Ohio and Environmental Professionals Network (EPN) are partnering to offer a half day meeting focused on protecting our river systems.

Rivers worldwide continue to be among our most vital resources, providing drinking water, wastewater treatment, habitat, recreation, navigation, beauty, and more.  But too often they have been neglected and abused, or simply taken for-granted.  Many communities are working to protect and restore our rivers and streams.  Learn how to join those efforts.

Presenter and Agenda Information.

Participants are welcome to attend only the breakfast and keynote as a guest of EPN for $10; or attend the entire event for $30 through WMAO.  Exhibit space plus two registrations is available for corporate sponsors for $300.  Student attendance is free of charge.

 Full Agenda Registration and Exhibit Space

 Breakfast / Keynote Only Registration (scroll to bottom)

Agenda:

7:15        Doors open for coffee, tea, juice, networking, and exhibits

8:00        Warm buffet breakfast

8:30        Welcome, EPN and WMAO; sponsor remarks

8:40        Bob Irvin, American Rivers

9:45        Break

10:00     Chris Yoder, Midwest Biodiversity Insitute

10:55     Break

11:05     Andrew Phillips, Ohio EPA

Noon     Program ends

 


Hotel Tax Exemption Information

If you will be staying at a Columbus hotel for the WMAO meeting and are eligible for relief from the City of Columbus Hotel Tax, please provide a completed H‐3GOV City of Columbus Hotel/Motel Excise Tax Exemption Certificate AND Ohio Sales and Use Tax Blanket Exemption Certificate upon check in at the hotel. These documents are linked below for your use.

Please be aware that payment for overnight accommodations must be made by an organization credit card or check ‐ any personal credit cards or cash will void tax exemption.

Reservations, tax form submittal, and payment are the responsibility of conference attendee.

H-3GOV City of Columbus Hotel/Motel Excise Tax Exemption Certificate

Ohio Sales and Use Tax Blanket Exemption Certificate

Jan
5
2017

Water Luncheon Seminar

Update – ODNR Acid Mine Drainage Program

Ben McCament, Unit Administrator, AML – Acid Mine Drainage; ODNR – Division of Mineral Resources Management

WHEN:  January 18, 2017;  11:30 am – 1:00 pm

WHERE: Wilma H. Schiermeier Olentangy River Wetland Research Park, Heffner Building, Columbus, OH (map)


To view the full abstract, click here.   To register online, click here.

In the mid 1990’s the Office of Surface Mining (OSM) determined that Abandoned Mine Land (AML) funds from Surface Mine Control and Reclamation Act (SMCRA) grants to states could be used to treat and abate Acid Mine Drainage (AMD).  Up to 30% of a states annual AML federal grant could be used for this purpose.  Since 1998 ODNR Division of Mineral Resources Management (DMRM) has set aside some funding each year for the purpose of restoring streams affected by pre-SMCRA coal mines. Funding is not adequate to address the thousands of streams affected by historic mining, so partnering with other agencies and local watershed groups to leverage resources has been a key component to the program since the beginning……

Oct
27
2016

45th Annual WMAO Conference and Symposium

VOICES FOR WATER

WHEN: November 9 & 10, 2016
WHERE: Crowne Plaza Columbus North – Worthington, 6500 Doubletree Ave., Columbus; 1-614-885-1885 (Reservations) or online (group code: WMA);   map


Conference Proceedings

Attendee List

Conference Agenda

 


Hotel Tax Exemption Information

If you will be staying at a Columbus hotel for the WMAO Conference and are eligible for relief from the City of Columbus Hotel Tax, please provide a completed H‐3GOV City of Columbus Hotel/Motel Excise Tax Exemption Certificate AND Ohio Sales and Use Tax Blanket Exemption Certificate upon check in at the hotel. These documents are linked below for your use.

Please be aware that payment for overnight accommodations must be made by an organization credit card or check ‐ any personal credit cards or cash will void tax exemption.

Reservations, tax form submittal, and payment are the responsibility of conference attendee.

H-3GOV City of Columbus Hotel/Motel Excise Tax Exemption Certificate

Ohio Sales and Use Tax Blanket Exemption Certificate

 


Conference Planning Committee

Craig Smith (OEPA) Chair; Eugene Braig (OSU); Joe Bonnell (OSU); Christian Bower (TerrAqua); Dennis Clement (OEPA); Alex Covert (USGS);  Scott Jerrome (NRCS); Melissa Menerey (ODNR); Greg Nageotte (ODNR); Dana Oleskiewicz (WMAO); Cheryl Rice (NRCS); Kim Schaffer (USGS).

Oct
14
2016

Fall 2016: The Ohio Water Table

cover page fall

To view the Fall 2016 issue of The Ohio Water Table, click here.

 

Sep
15
2016

Muddy Creek Cleanup

WHAT:   Marival & Broadview Stream Restoration Project

WHEN:  Saturday, September 24, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

WHERE: Heritage Oak Park (Shelter #1), 4601 US 42, Mason, OH

Join the Warren County Soil and Water Conservation District and the City of Mason to pick up trash along Muddy Creek!  This is a family friendly event.  Please be prepared for walking in and along the stream and remember to wear long pants and closed toed shoes/boots.  Garbage bags, gloves, water, and snacks will be provided.  RSVP and Questions:  contact Kara at kara.scheerhorn@co.warren.oh.us or Kelly at KKuhbander@masonoh.org.

Aug
24
2016

Water and Land Symposium

WHAT:   Fourth Annual Water and Land Symposium – “Sustainability and Resilience on the Land-Water Continuum”

WHEN:  October 5 – 6, 2016

WHERE: Kent State University Hotel and Conference Center, 215 South Depeyster Street, Kent, Ohio; map 

This symposium attracts more than 300 attendees from the many universities, federal, state and regional agencies, and private companies from northeastern Ohio. This year we are delighted to have Cynthia Barnett, journalist and author of Mirage, Blue Revolution and Rain: A Natural and Cultural History as our keynote speaker. Cynthia will also be offering a book signing the evening of the keynote, which will also include our first poster session. The second day of the conference will highlight new approaches to a variety of environmental and social issues through distinguished speakers and formal and informal discussions. A plenary session will set the stage for breakout sessions and posters in the afternoon. Breakout sessions will focus on “Restoration and Ecosystem Services,” “Water and Sustainability,” and “Risk and Resilience.” These breakout and poster sessions will provide an opportunity for more specific discussions focused on key underlying issues. Registration is free and open to the public. For a full schedule of events, visit www.kent.edu/water

To register for free, visit the website

To submit a poster abstract, click here

Cosponsored by:  Cleveland Water Alliance

Jul
26
2016

Survey for Anglers

Dear Anglers/Fishers/friends:

We are conducting a survey about fishers/anglers for educational research and student projects.  Please help us by completing- it’s anonymous!

Thank you,

Carol and Kevin

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/3RHRJM8

Kevin P. Czajkowski

Department of Geography and Planning, MS 140

University of Toledo

Toledo, OH 43606

419-530-4274

fax: 419-530-7919

kevin.czajkowski@utoledo.edu

Jul
15
2016

Summer 2016: The Ohio Water Table

summer newsletter cover

To view the Summer 2016 issue of The Ohio Water Table, click here.

Jul
7
2016

Project WET Workshop

Project WILD and WET Combined Facilitator Workshop

WHEN:  Thursday & Friday, September 22 & 23, 2016.

WHERE: Mohican Lodge & Conference Center, 4700 Goon Road, Perrysville, OH 44864


Workshop fee is $95; includes meals and shared lodging.  Registrations are now being accepted here or by using the link provided on the workshop flier .  Deadline to register is September 8, 2016.

Participants will receive; 1) certification as Project WILD and WET State-wide Facilitator, 2) copies of both educator guides and secondary modules, and 3) valuable training in the use of guide activities and materials.  For more information, contact Dennis Clement, Project WET State Coordinator, 614-644-2048 or dennis.clement@epa.ohio.gov.

Apr
25
2016

Spring 2016: The Ohio Water Table

Spring 2016 front cover

To view the Spring 2016 Issue of The Ohio Water Table, click here.

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