Jul
5
2018

Water Luncheon Seminar

Successes, Challenges and Failures in Sustainability

Vincent Valentino, Sustainability Manager and Operations Assistant, Land-Grant Brewing Company

WHEN:  July 18, 2018;  11:30 am – 1:00 pm

WHERE: (NEW LOCATION)  Franklin SWCD, 1404 Goodale Blvd. Suite 100, Columbus OH


Ohio State alumnus, Vincent Valentino, will share successes, challenges and failures that Land-Grant Brewing has faced in its first year pursuing sustainability. He also will discuss the company’s partnership with urban farmers and Columbus community groups, as well as its vision for a sustainable future.

Click here for registration flyer.

To register online, click here.

Jul
2
2018

Little Miami Paddle and Learn

WHEN:  July 27-28, 2018;  10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

WHERE:  Izaak Walton League, 544 Branch Hill-Loveland Rd., Loveland OH (Clermont Co.)

COST:  $75 members, $85 non-members


Join us for a canoe paddle, camping, and field training opportunity sponsored by the Ohio Watershed Professionals Association (OWPA).  Participants will 1) learn to use the cQHEI (Citizen Quality Habitat Evaluation Index) to evaluate stream health and 2) engage in macroinvertebrate and mussel sampling demonstrations.

For more information, see the workshop flier.  Registrations are now being accepted here.  Deadline is July 25th.

For questions, contact David Rutter (drutter@oki.org) 513-619-7693, Laura Fay (lfay9785@columbus.rr.com) 614-580-2656 or Kurt Keljo (kkeljo@franklinswcd.org) 614-486-9613 x 121.

Jun
26
2018

47th Annual WMAO Conference and Symposium

INNOVATIONS IN WATER RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

Held in conjunction with 38th International Symposium of the North American Lake Management Society

WHEN:   October 30 – November 2, 2018 for NALMS / OLMS Conference

OR:           October 31st only for WMAO Conference

WHERE: Duke Energy Convention Center, 525 Elm St., Cincinnati Ohio  map


Full Conference – Oct 30 – Nov 2

Sponsorship Opportunities

Exhibitor Information Oct 30 – Nov 2

WMAO Oct 31st only – Attendee / Exhibit Registration


Conference Planning Committee

Dana Oleskiewicz (WMAO) Chair; Alex Covert (USGS); Greg Nageotte (ODA); Nick Schell (NRCS); Kimberly Shaffer (USGS); Craig Smith (OEPA); Eugene Braig (OSU); Zuzana Bohrerove (OWRC); Christian Bower (TerrAqua); Anthony Sasson (The Nature Conservancy)

Jun
12
2018

Post Construction Inspection & Maintenance

WHEN:  July 26 or August 2

WHERE:  Northwest (Lima) – Southwest (Hamilton), respectively


 

Join the Ohio Stormwater Association (OSWA), local MS4 communities and other stormwater professionals for the day as we learn about maintenance of post construction practices (such as basins, bioretention, permeable pavements, and more) and what it takes to manage a long-term inspection and maintenance program. Elizabeth Hiser, with Cuyahoga Soil & Water Conservation District, will be our presenter.

For more information, see the workshop flier.  Registrations are now being accepted here.

Jun
7
2018

cQHEI and Level 2 Macroinvertebrate Field Training

WHEN:  July 5, 2018;  9:30 – 4:30

WHERE:  Highbanks Metro Park, 9466 Columbus Pike (US Rt 23 N), Lewis Center, OH

COST:  $50 members, $60 non-members


Join us for this lecture and field training opportunity sponsored by the Ohio Watershed Professionals Association (OWPA).  Participants will learn to 1) use the cQHEI to evaluate stream health, 2) sample macroinvertebrates using Level 2 methods, and 3) how to identify macroinvertebrates to the family level.

For more information, see the workshop flier.  Registrations are now being accepted here.

For questions, contact Laura Fay (lfay9785@columbus.rr.com) or Kurt Keljo (kkeljo@franklinswcd.org).

May
1
2018

Project WET and Healthy Water, Healthy People Facilitator Workshop

WHEN:  Wednesday – Thursday, August 15 – 16, 2018

WHERE:  Shawnee Lodge & Conference Center, West Portsmouth OH


Project WET and Healthy Water, Healthy People Facilitator Workshop will be offered Wednesday – Thursday, August 15 – 16, 2018 at the Shawnee Lodge & Conference Center, 4404B State Route 125, West Portsmouth, Ohio.  Workshop fee is $145 for both days and 1 night shared lodging.  Fees cover workshop materials, certification, and overnight accommodations. For more information, use the link provided for the workshop flier.  Registrations are now being accepted here.  Deadline to register is August 8, 2018.

Cost for a private lodging room is $195 or a no lodging option is $96.

For more information, contact Dennis Clement, Project WET State Coordinator, 614-644-2048 or dennis.clement@epa.ohio.gov.

 

Apr
24
2018

Spring 2018: The Ohio Water Table

To view the Spring 2018 issue of The Ohio Water Table, click here.

Jan
30
2018

WMAO / EPN 2018 Spring Meeting

Flooding – A National, State, and Local Issue – We Are All Part of the Solution

WHEN: March 6, 2018, 7:15 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.

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

COST:  $10 breakfast/keynote; or $35 full program

 


The Water Management Association of Ohio and Environmental Professionals Network (EPN) are partnering to offer a half day meeting focused on flooding issues and solutions.

Participants are welcome to attend only the breakfast and keynote (until 9:30) as a guest of EPN for $10; or attend the entire event for $35 through WMAO.  Exhibit space plus two registrations is available for corporate sponsors for $300.  Student attendance is free of charge.

For the abstract and speaker biographies, click here.

To register  –  breakfast and keynote only, click here.  Full morning, click here.

Agenda:

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

7:40        Warm buffet breakfast

8:10        Welcome by Jeff Sharp, SENR Director and Craig Smith, WMAO President

8:20        Chad Berginnis, CFM, Association of State Floodplain Managers

9:05        Q&A panel

9:35        Break

9:50       Cindy Crecelius, CFM, CC Consults

10:20     Break

10:40     Shawn Arden, PE, CFM, EMH&T

11:10       Q&A panel

11:45     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
23
2018

Winter 2018: The Ohio Water Table

To view the Winter 2018 issue of The Ohio Water Table, click here.

Oct
27
2017

46th Annual WMAO Conference and Symposium

PARTNERSHIPS AT THE CONFLUENCE OF CHALLENGE AND OPPORTUNITY

WHEN: November 1 & 2, 2017
WHERE: Crowne Plaza Columbus North – Worthington, 6500 Doubletree Ave., Columbus; 1-614-885-1885 ($112/night – reservation code WMA, by Oct 10th);   map


Wetlands to Reduce Nutrients Levels (Keynote)

Ohio Water Survey (Keynote)

Attendee List

Conference Brochure / Agenda

Conference Registration Material

Conference Proceedings / Abstracts

 


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

Kimberly Shaffer (USGS) Chair; Eugene Braig (OSU); Zuzana Bohrerove (OWRC); Joe Bonnell (OSU); Christian Bower (TerrAqua); Charlotte Bucy (TerrAqua); Alex Covert (USGS);  Scott Jerrome (NRCS); Greg Nageotte (ODA); Dana Oleskiewicz (WMAO); Cheryl Rice (NRCS); Kim Schaffer (USGS).

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