Program Schedule

March 10, 2016 Program Schedule 

Registration and Check-In
7:30-8:30 AM
Student Center
Concourse Area
Welcome and Overview
8:30-8:40 AM
Great Hall
Opening Keynote, Expanding on Regenerative Agriculture
8:40-9:40 AM
Great Hall
Networking Break
9:40-10:00 AM
Great Hall
Concurrent Breakout Sessions
10:00-10:55 AM
  • Go Plant, Not Dig, Gabe Brown
  • Soaking In, Getting Water to Stay Home: Rain Gardens, Detention Ponds and Pot Holes, Rod Olson, M.D., Amanda Kostner, Gage McClean
  • Media's Role in Conservation, Dave Carlson and Joe Knight
Concurrent Breakout Sessions
11:00-11:55 AM
  • Building Social Capacity: Linking Watershed Sociological Science to Watershed Biophysicalchem Science, Lynn Kolze
  • Water Battles at the State Capitol, Mike Engleson
  • Pleasant Valley Watershed Project: The Southwest Dane County Story, Steve Richter 
12:00-12:45 PM
Great Hall
Afternoon Keynote, Algae: The Why, The Risks and Our Role in Taming It, Tim Davis, Ph.D. 
12:45-1:45 PM
Great Hall
Concurrent Breakout Sessions 
1:50-2:45 PM
  • Hunting and Fishing: What's Clean Water Have to Do with It?, John Cole and Scott Sinz
  • The Red Cedar Demonstration Farm: Soil Health and Water Quality, Katie Wantoch, John Sippel, Dan Prestebak
  • The People and Plan That Will Direct Efforts Toward Cleaner Water in the Red Cedar River Basin, Nels Paulson, Bob Walters, Ron Verdon, Tyler Gruetzmacher and Dan Zerr
Networking Break
2:45-3:00 PM
Great Hall
Closing Keynote, Working Together to Protect Watersheds: A Blue Future is Possible, Maude Barlow 
3:00-4:00 PM
Great Hall
Closing Remarks
4:00-4:15 PM
Great Hall

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