Conference of interest to Water faculty/students -- Forwarded on behalf of Tom Obreza, Interim Associate Dean for Extension. UF/IFAS

Subject: Southern Region Water Conference September 12-16, 2011 - Athens, GA

Registration for the Southern Region Water Conference is now open!

This will be an outstanding conference for all Water Researchers and Educators.  28 technical sessions, 6 extended workshops, and an outstanding variety of tours, posters, and displays.

*       Topics include:

*       Teaching Climate Change

*       Manure Treatment and Management

*       Watershed Assessment and Modeling

*       Water Conservation

*       Current and Emerging Contaminents

*       Well-water Education

*       Alternative N-fertilizers

*       Tools for Program Presentation including Google Earth and Google Maps

A highlight will be a one-day symposium on the impact of in-stream Nutrient Standards.

The preliminary program is available at

Mike Smolen, Conference Program Chair