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Ohio Watershed Leaders (OWLS) Conference



Hosted by Ohio Watershed Professionals Association

Ohio Watershed Leaders (OWLS) Conference



Join us as watershed leaders for a day of learning, collaboration, and networking.

Special guest Hope Taft with Ohio Scenic Rivers Association will offer the keynote address.

Everyone is welcome to participate in a kayak outing on the Scioto River with the American Kayaking Association the evening prior to the conference. Bring your own kayak or rent for $30. There will also be a dinner (on own) after the river float at 7:00 p.m. at the BrewDog, 463 W Town Street, Columbus (kayak trip not required to attend the dinner).

*There are student scholarships available to cover a portion of the registration cost. Contact Dana Oleskiewicz at 330-466-5631 or for more information.


Conference Partners
Ohio Watershed Professionals Association
OKI Regional Council of Governments
Ohio Department of Agriculture, Division of Soil and Water Conservation
Ohio Environmental Protection Agency, Division of Surface Water
Miami Conservancy District
Lake County Soil & Water Conservation District
Ohio State University
Toledo Metropolitan Area Council of Governments
Rural Action
American Rivers


Wednesday, September 08, 2021, 8:00 AM until 4:00 PM
Grange Insurance Audubon Center
*We will follow CDC recommendations related to COVID-19 exposur
Audubon Center
505 W. Whittier Street
Columbus, OH  

Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Kurt Keljo
David Rutter
Dana M Oleskiewicz
330-466-5631 (c)
Registration is required
Payment in Full In Advance Or At Event
This event was financed in part through a grant from the Unites States Environmental Protection Agency through an assistance agreement with the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency. The contents and views, including any opinions, findings, or conclusions or recommendations, contained in presentations and associated materials are those of the event planners, presenters and/or participants and have not been subject to any Ohio Environmental Protection Agency or United States Environmental Protection Agency peer or administrative review and may not necessarily reflect the views of the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency or the United States Environmental Protection Agency and no official endorsement should be inferred.
Cancellation Policy:
For full refund, please cancel in writing by contacting Dana Oleskiewicz at