Kaskaskia Watershed Association Annual Summit

The 18th Annual Kaskaskia Watershed Summit sponsored by the Kaskaskia Watershed Association, Inc. (KWA) will be held March 5, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Mariners Village Convention Center, Carlyle, Illinois. Registration begins at 9:00 a.m. This year’s theme “Partnering to Make Choices to Better the Kaskaskia Watershed” will focus the choices we have to make on the local, state and federal level to correct issues in the watershed. Speakers include:

COL Bryan Sizemore Commander, St. Louis District, Army Corps of Engineers

Jeff Boeckler, NorthWater Consulting

Dave Gordon, Supervisory Hydraulic Engineer, St. Louis District, USACE

Monique Savage, Planner, St. Louis District

Bob Hammel, Site Superintendent, Eldon Hazlet State Park

Jon Summers, Operations Manager USACE, Lake Shelbyville

Doug Wasmuth, Natural Resource Specialist, Carlyle Lake

Courtney Wilson, Asst. Operations Manager USACE, Jerry F. Costello Lock and Dam

Mic Middleton, Site Superintendent, IDNR Kaskaskia State Fish and Wildlife Area

Carena Van Riper, Asst. Professor Dept. of Natural Resources and Environmental Science, U of I

Pre-registration is required by Monday, February 26, 2017. To register for the event, contact Ms. Trisha Roberson at HeartLands Conservancy by calling (618) 566-4451 ext.12 or by email at trisha.roberson@heartlandsconservancy.org There is a $15.00 registration fee to cover the cost of lunch and refreshments. Checks should be made payable to HeartLands Conservancy. Credit card payment may be used for advanced registration.

For more information please contact the Carlyle Lake/Kaskaskia River Project Office at (618)594-2484 or email carlylelake@usace.army.mil.

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