Vermilion River Watershed Educational Forum Aug 12, 2015

MORNING SESSIONS

Vermilion River Watershed Alliance & the Vermilion River Watershed Management Plan

Pat Gordeyko, Chair, VRWA

Life & Times of the Vermilion River Watershed

Kerri O’Shaughnessy, Riparian Specialist Cows & Fish

Provincial & Municipal policies, laws & implementation strategies for protection, conservation & restoration of wetlands & riparian areas in Alberta 
Judy Stewart, LL.M., Barrister & Solicitor

Defining a properly functioning wetland, recovery of restored wetlands & management implications

David Locky, Ph. D., Grant McEwan University

Wetland Restoration – Experience, Issues & Protocol

Barry Bishop, Alberta Head of Conservation Programs, Ducks Unlimited Canada 

AFTERNOON SESSIONS

Eco-hydrology of prairie wetlands & management implications: Synthesis of a 50-year study Masaki Hayashi, Ph.D., U of C 

A producer perspective on riparian improvement – Sean McGrath, Rancher Producer, Vermilion, AB

Field manual on riparian - buffer design: Validating the tool – Sharon Reedyk, Water Quality Specialist, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Understanding Restoration - Marilou Montemayor, P. Ag.

Restoration projects in the Vermilion River watershed – Candace Vanin, P. Ag. 

 
Date published: 
2015
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