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					      NYS Conservation District Employees’ Association
        NYS Soil and Water Conservation Committee

TO:         SWCD Directors and Staff
            County Water Quality Coordinating Committee Members
            Cooperating Agencies and Organizations

FROM:       Steve Lorraine, President, NYSCDEA
            Mike Latham, Director, NYSSWCC

DATE:       January 11, 2011

SUBJECT:    2011 Water Quality Symposium / CDEA Annual Training Session
            Holiday Inn Auburn, NY
            March 15 - 18, 2011

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

We would like to invite you to the 2011 Water Quality Symposium and NYSCDEA
Annual Training Session to be held at the Holiday Inn in Auburn, NY on March15-
18, 2011.

The strong partnership between the State Soil and Water Conservation
Committee, the Conservation District Employees’ Association and the NYS
Department of Agriculture and Markets makes this Symposium possible. The
teamwork of many individuals makes this conference an excellent opportunity
to advance natural resource protection fundamentals across the State.

Education and training efforts remain a high priority for all parties involved and
locating alternative resources for future symposiums is an ongoing and
challenging process.

Please send a separate registration form with class choices for each person
attending and return it with your payment to: Warren County SWCD by February
18, 2011. If you have any questions, please contact Jim Lieberum, Warren
County Soil and Water Conservation District at (518) 623-3119 or
         The 2011 NYSCDEA
       Annual Training Session
      Water Quality Symposium
                               Presented By:

      The New York State Conservation District
            Employees’ Association, Inc. &
New York State Soil and Water Conservation Committee

               March 15-18, 2011

                            Holiday Inn
                            Auburn, NY

        “Providing Today,
        Protecting Tomorrow”

        New York State Conservation District
        Employees’ Association
                          General Information
Training Session Dates:   Tuesday, March 15, 2011 1:00 pm - Friday, March 18, 2011 11:30 am

Registration Deadline:    February 18, 2010 (Please register early)

Location:                 Holiday Inn Auburn
                          75 North Street
                          Auburn, NY 13021

Hotel Telephone:          (315) 253-4531

General Directions:

Parking:                  Parking is provided at the facility

Hotel Facilities:         In room coffee makers, hair dryers, iron/ironing board
                          Hi speed Internet, Wireless Internet
                                     2011 Water Quality Symposium Schedule of Events
   Time              Tuesday, March 15                   Wednesday, March 16                       Thursday, March 17                    Friday, March 18
 7:00-8:15                                                           Breakfast                              Breakfast                   Breakfast: 7:30 – 9:00 am
                                                                                                                                   1. CNMP Certification
                                                     1. CNMP Certification                  1.    CNMP Certification
                                                                                                                                       (begins. at 8:00)
                                                           (begins. at 8:00)                       (begins. at 8:00)
                                                     8. MS Excel                            15. First Rate Facilitation            Concurrent sessions begin at 9 am

                                                     9. Effective Leadership                16. MS Publisher                       24. EM River Model
8:30-12:00                Registration                                                                                             25. CAFO
                                                     10. Grassed Waterways                  17. Risk Management
                                                                                                                                   26. The Deadly Invader: EAB
                                                     11. SPCC/ Bulk Storage                 18. Ag. Tools and References           27. Clerks Forum
                                                     12. Getting Your Message Seen          19. Advanced Nutrient Mgmt.            28. Managers Forum
                                                     13. Hydrofracking and Districts        20 Streambank Stabilization            29. Stormwater Roundtable

                                                                                            21. Watershed Planning                 Classes end at 11:30 am, except
12:00-1:00                                                                                                                                     Check-out
                                                                   Lunch                                     Lunch
                                                      (Div. meetings are held at lunch)
                                                     Courses continue from morning:         Courses continue from morning:
                  Opening Session 1:00 – 1:25 pm
                                                     1. CNMP Certification (cont.)          1.    CNMP Certification (cont.)
             Sessions begin at 1:30 PM
                                                     8    MS Excel                          15. First Rate Facilitation
             1.    CNMP Certification
 1:30-4:30   2.    Ag. Value Assessments             9. Effective Leadership                16. MS Publisher
    PM       3.    Stream Crossings                  10. Grassed Waterways                  18. Ag. Tools and References
             4.    DEC Stormwater Updates
                                                     12. Getting Your Message Seen          19. Advanced Nutrient Mgmt.
             5.    TMDL and PWL
CNMP ends                                                 and Heard                         21. Watershed Planning
             6.    QuickBooks (Modified Accrual)
 at 5 pm
             7.    Generating Income                 13. Hydrofracking and Districts        22. Green Infrastructure
                                                     14. Basic Groundwater                  23. Civil Service Training
                    Resource Fair 4:30 -8:00
   5:30                        Dinner                Dinner and CDEA Annual Meeting                     Reception - 6 pm
                            (5:30 - 6:30)                       (6:00 - 8:00)                    with Raffle and Auction results
  7:00-?                                                                                                 Banquet – 7 pm
                  Entertainment at 9:00 at the bar       Entertainment at 9:00 at the bar           with Recognition Awards
                                                                                                 Followed by camaraderie and
                                   Opening Session
Tuesday, March 15, 1:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

                           Welcome and Opening Remarks
Mike Latham, Director, NYSSWCC, Division of Soil and Water, NYS Dept. of Ag and
Markets, and Steve Lorraine, President, NYS Conservation District Employees’

                              Training Session Orientation
Jim Lieberum, Vice President, NYS Conservation District Employees’ Association Inc.

         Conservation District Employees’ Association – Nominations for Officers

                                     Course Descriptions
     For clarity, the course numbers on the Registration Form and Schedule of Events
               correspond with the numbers in the course descriptions below.

1. Comprehensive Nutrient Management Plan (CNMP) Planner Certification
    (NRCS Phase 2)
Instructors: Personnel from USDA-NRCS, Cornell, NYSDEC, NYSSWCC and AEM Certified Planners.
Date and Time: Tuesday, March 15th 1:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Wednesday, March 16th 8:00 a.m.
to 5:00 p.m.; Thursday, March 17th 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Friday, March 18th 8:00 a.m. to 12:00
Description: An intensive, four-day training on the development of Comprehensive Nutrient
Management Plans (CNMP). The training is required for planners seeking certification to
become an AEM or NRCS Planner. The session is divided into components to allow currently
Certified Planners to attend portions of the training as an update. Training components include:

Tues., 3/15 pm – Policy, Planning Procedures, Standards, and DEC Permits
Wed., 3/16 am – NY 312, Watersheds, Farm Business Goals & Erosion Control
Wed., 3/16 pm – Nutrient Management (NY-590)
Thurs., 3/17 am – Resource problems & solutions: concentrated sources, pastures, pathogens &
feed management
Thurs., 3/17 pm- Resource problems & solutions: Manure storage, transfer & treatment;
Emergency Action Plan; Neighbor Relations
Fri., 3/18 am- Planner Responsibilities and Tour of a CNMP

Application has been made for CCA CEUs.
*Note extended instruction times for this course.
2. Developing Ag. Value Assessments
Instructors: Kevin Lewis, Oneida County SWCD
Date and Time: Tuesday, March 15th 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Description: The purpose of this course is to provide participants with a thorough understanding
of the NYSORP Agricultural Assessment Program. In addition, this course will demonstrate how
to complete Soil Group Worksheets utilizing ArcGIS.

3. How to Select and Develop Stream Crossings
Instructors: Lance Lockwood, Chenango Co SWCD, Robert DeClue, NYS GLCI Area Grazing
Lands Management Specialist
Date and Time: Tuesday, March 15th 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Description: Participants in this course will learn the core concepts of site evaluation, planning,
design, & construction for stream channel crossings. While some considerations will include
application for field equipment, emphasis will be on use for livestock conveyance. There will be
a review of actual projects incorporating different support materials, rock, wood, stone and
culverts. A simple exercise will be given demonstrating calculations and procedure involved in
drafting designs. Considerations for ancillary facilities (fence, pipeline) will also be covered.
Finally, adherence to current NRCS standards and other applicable conservation practice
requirements, will be presented and explained.

4. New York State DEC Stormwater Updates
Instructors: Shohreh Karimipour, and TBD NYSDEC
Date and Time: Tuesday, March 15th 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 PM
Description: Do you teach the DEC's 4 hour Erosion and Sediment Control Course? Find out
about important changes to this statewide program. In addition, DEC staff will discuss the
updated standards to their permits and will field questions about the future of the stormwater
program in New York.

5. Working with and Understanding TMDL’s and PWL’s
Instructor: Ron Entringer, NYSDEC
Date and Time: Tuesday, March 15th 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Description: We all know that these two documents play a major role in determining the
destination of funding for nonpoint source pollution control projects. What you may not know is
how the lists are developed and what the development of a TMDL means in a watershed.
Learn from DEC staff about this important topic and find out how your county's watersheds are

6. QuickBooks Update – Are you prepared?
Instructors: Deb Kelley, Chautauqua County SWCD; Carla Luther, Lewis County SWCD
Date and Time: Tuesday, March 15th 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Description: Come let us show you how to complete the NYS Comptrollers Annual Report.
QuickBooks doesn’t have a “magic button” that generates all the information in the manner
that NYS wants to see, but it’s not impossible to get. We will walk you through how to find the
other information required to complete the report. Since budget numbers are a part of the
new report, we will also show you how to set up your Districts budget in QuickBooks and how to
pull valuable budget reports that can be utilized by you, your Managers, and your Board of
Directors all year long.
7. Generating Income & Fund Raising or “ How to Get Blood From a Stone”
Panelists: Amanda Barber, Cortland County SWCD, Dave Mosher, Schenectady County SWCD,
 Scott Fickbohm, Otsego County SWCD, Brenda Weaver, Schoharie County SWCD, Deb
Michael, Herkimer County SWCD, Judy Spring, Genesee County SWCD
Date and Time: Tuesday, March 15th 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Description: Participate in a brainstorming session and gain new ideas from District staff who
have implemented creative income generating and fund raising programs, training and events
that earn money for their Districts. Discuss new twists on traditional fundraisers along with a
variety of innovative ways to support your conservation programs.

8. MS Excel – Going Beyond Lists
Instructor: Cayuga Community College
Date and Time: Wednesday, March 16th 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m
Description: How can you effectively run projects and programs without the use of
spreadsheets? Many businesses, individuals and Conservation District routinely utilize
spreadsheets for data development, reports and presentations. This course will help you
understand how to build spreadsheets, improve their appearance, create formulas and
develop charts and maps from data. This is an intermediate course and attendees should have
a basic knowledge of Excel.
**Class is limited to 25 participants** Participants will need to bring a laptop with MS Office 2007
or 2010 installed.

9. Leading and Motivating Others – Board, Committees and Staff
Instructor: Margaret O’Neill, Program Manager with the Rochester Public Market
Date and Time: Wednesday, March 16th 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Description: Leaders are not born – rather traits associated with leadership are predominantly
learned skills. Participants will explore their own leadership traits and identify ways to strengthen
them. Workshop topics will include working effectively with Boards and Committees, effective
meeting design and techniques, and motivating others including staff.

10. Designing Grassed Waterways
Instructors: Ron Young, USDA-NRCS
Date and Time: Wednesday, March 16th 8:30 a.m. to 4:30.p.m.
Description: Utilizing survey data that was obtained at the Conservation Skills Workshop, this
course will process that data through the NRCS Engineer Field Tools CAD program (formerly SET)
to develop contours, profiles and alignment. This will be a real world design that will be specific
to the farm where the data was obtained. Through this process, attendees will be taught how
to develop this BMP and apply the practice correctly.
In addition, the Grassed Waterways Standard has had major revisions during its recent update
and will be covered in this course. A copy of the NRCS Engineer Field Tools CAD program will
be provided to the class. Attendees are required to bring a laptop.
11. Petroleum Storage Regulations for Agriculture (PBS and SPCC)
Instructor: Troy Swackhammer, Office of Emergency Management, US EPA
Russ Brauksieck and others, NYS DEC, Greg Albrecht, Jeff Ten Eyck, NYS SWCC
Date and Time: Wednesday, March 16th 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Description: Many farms store and use petroleum products on-site and are subject to State and
Federal regulations, as well as risk of loss to the environment if petroleum products are
improperly stored and/or handled. This course is intended to help any conservation
professional working with farms to assess environmental risk and better understand petroleum
storage regulations for agriculture. It will cover a variety of topics, including the revised AEM Tier
2 Worksheet for assessing on-farm petroleum storage and handling; how farms can comply with
US-EPA Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) regulations
( and NYS DEC Petroleum Bulk Storage
(PBS) regulations (; and a USDA-NRCS pilot program
to help with SPCC compliance.

12. Getting Your Message Seen and Heard:
"High-Tech/Low-Tech/Free-Tech Ways to Enhance Your District Communications"
Instructors: Shino Tanikawa, New York City SWCD, Caitlin Stewart, Hamilton County SWCD, Eric
Haas, Skaneateles Lake Watershed Agricultural Program, Barb Silvestri, NYSSWCC, William
Cooke, Citizens Campaign for the Environment Director of Government Relations
Date and Time: Wednesday, March 16th 8:30 p.m. to 4:30.
Description: Join us as Shino will share her expertise in creating eye catching materials
including effective layouts, graphics and photos for brochures, posters, flyers, newsletter and
displays (Shino's career before entering the conservation field was as a graphic designer and
holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Design).
Then put your tech hat on with Caitlin and learn how free web applications can make your
District's web page come to life! Laptops welcome but not required.
Eric Haas will discuss how you can utilize leading edge techniques in social networking such as
Facebook, Twitter and You Tube to promote your District.
Barb will share District successes in the media and review topics for articles that have kept
Districts in the news year round. Barb and Bill will then evaluate District brochures, newsletters
and annual reports, to explore strategies for their enhancing effectiveness. Bring along your
Finally, Bill will round out the day with tips to inform and educate legislators and the public in a
way that gets results. Bill is back by popular demand, as his insights have helped to produce
tangible results for Districts statewide.

13. Hydrofracking and Districts
Instructors: Bill Kappel, USGS, Mike Lovegreen, Bradford County SWCD, PA, Matthew Brower
and Michael Saviola, NYS Ag and Markets
Date and Time: Wednesday, March 16th 8:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Description: What role do Districts play in this highly technical and controversial issue? This
course will provide an extensive examination of natural gas extraction and will include a
comprehensive overview of the basic lessons learned from our Pennsylvania neighbors, and a
discussion of regulations in New York State. Instructors include Bill Kappel, representatives from
Bradford County SWCD in Pennsylvania, NYS Agriculture and Markets and DEC staff from Albany
responsible for handling the Multi-sector General Permits.
 14. Basic Groundwater and Wellhead Protection
 Instructor: William Kappel, USGS, and personnel from the Cayuga County Environmental Health
 Date and Time: Wednesday, March 16th 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
 Description: A well can normally be relied upon to provide a safe drinking water supply for
 farms and rural homes if the well is properly located, constructed and protected. This session
 will provide the background information needed to effectively utilize the Watershed Site
 Evaluation and Farmstead Water Supply Worksheets and other tools to evaluate the risk of
 contamination to farm and neighboring drinking water wells, and develop plans to reduce the
 risk of contamination. The session will begin with a basic primer on ground water hydrology to
 be followed by water well basics including locating wells; types of wells; well construction,
 disinfection, and sampling; wellhead protection; and a discussion of potential contaminants.

 15. First-Rate Facilitation Skills: “Hey.….you talkin’ to me?”
 Instructor: Sally Jo Crosiar, Healthy People Learn
 Date and Time: Thursday, March 17th 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
 Description: There are many effective and interesting ways to engage groups including
 students, coalitions, the general public, staff and your District Board. Sign up and learn these
 techniques from Sally Jo Crosiar, who always provides exciting sessions that offer multiple
 Build your repertoire of active learning strategies.
 Make it easy for others to gain and learn how to apply new information.
 Help learners enhance skills like communication, problem solving, and goal setting.
 Discover ways to grow a learning community that helps manage group dynamics.
 Gain from the expertise and experience of your colleagues – and have fun while doing it!

 16. Used for more than just announcements - MS Publisher
 Instructors: Cayuga Community College
 Date and Time: Thursday, March 17th 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
       Description: Do you use Publisher for any District projects or programs? Chances are that
 you do and have come to rely on some of the basic functions. This class will move beyond the
 use functions, and will help to teach you how to improve the development of email letters,
 District brochures, flyers and other items. The course will teach you how to successfully integrate
 graphics and images and will cover the drawing tools that add so much to these documents.
 **Class is limited to 25 participants** Participants will need to bring a laptop with MS Office
 2007 or 2010 installed.

 17. Risk Management for District Operations and Programs
 Instructors: NYSSWCC staff
 Date and Time: Thursday, March 17th 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
 Description: Risk management should be an integral part of every District’s annual plan of
 work. Risk management is more than having the correct insurance policy. What electronic
 equipment security measures are you using? Do your personnel policies address risk
 management? Districts are receiving and disbursing huge amounts of grant dollars. What
 processes do you have in place to assure quality program delivery? How are you addressing
 the Risk Assessment checklist? Attend, learn and contribute.
18. Ag Tools and References
Instructor: Ron Young, Peter Wright and Deron Davis, USDA-NRCS
Date and Time: Thursday, March 17th 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Description: This course provides and overview of the basic materials, properties and tools
available that technicians will use in their normal work assignments. Basic engineering tools will
be discussed and utilized as part of this Technical Development Program introductory course.
Attendees are required to bring: a triangle, calculator and an engineer’s scale. This is a
valuable course that will benefit many individuals.

19. Advanced Nutrient Management
Instructors: Dr. Quirine Ketterings and Patty Ristow, Cornell University Nutrient Mgmt. Spear
Program and special guests.
Date and Time: Thursday, March 17th 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Description: Field nutrient management is key to agricultural environmental stewardship and
farm profitability. This course goes beyond the basics to look at research results, management
options, and tools for field crop nitrogen management, enhanced efficiency fertilizers, cover
crops, and efficient use of manure nutrients. The Manure Value, Cost and Time Management
Calculator will be reviewed and demonstrated. Cost-share program opportunities for nutrient
management will also be covered. The information and tools from this class can be directly
used with farmers to advance both development and use of their CNMPs or 590 Nutrient
Management Plans and help make improved management a part of their regular routine.

20. Streambank Stabilization
Instructors: Carl Schwartz and Gian Dodici, US Fish and Wildlife, Mark Schaub, Onondaga
County SWCD
Date and Time: Thursday, March 17th 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Description: We all get those phone calls, "Hello, I've got a streambank erosion problem..." So,
what do you do? There's a lot of considerations for these projects ranging from permits to
potential solutions. Learn from the US Fish and Wildlife folks as well as your District counterparts
about success stories and challenges.

21. Watershed Planning
Instructors: Anne Saltman, CNYRPDB, Deb Caraco, Center for Watershed Protection, Hugh
Guider, Life Sciences Laboratories, Nichelle Billhardt, Lewis County SWCD
Date and Time: Thursday, March 17th 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Description: Since water doesn't always follow municipal and political boundaries, we've all
become better acquainted with Watershed Planning concepts. However, what constitutes a
good plan? How do you ensure that you've reached key stakeholders? What role does
monitoring play? How does a plan for a large watershed differ from a smaller one? Bring your
questions to this experienced panel comprised of representatives from Regional Planning,
SWCDs, and the Center for Watershed Protection.
22. Green Infrastructure
Instructor: Khristopher A Dodson, Environmental Finance Center
Date and Time: Thursday, March 17th 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Description: In March of 2011, new construction projects subject to DEC's stormwater
regulations will need to incorporate Green Infrastructure practices into their designs. This session
will include a brief overview of what green infrastructure is, why it is important, funding
opportunities for GI, and outreach and education techniques. The bulk of the session will review
various GI typologies and their design, installation and maintenance techniques. The successes
and obstacles in case studies from Central New York will serve as the basis for technical review
and discussion.

23. Civil Service – Do you know and are you doing it?
Instructors: Randy Ray, Esq., Director of Personnel Relations, Cayuga-Onondaga BOCES
Date and Time: Thursday, March 17th 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Description: Civil Service is a required component of the SWCD employment process. This
course will discuss the history of Civil Service, why it was established, employment process and
the rules and guidelines for disciplinary action. This is important information for anyone
supervising employees.

24. The Living River System Model – EmRiver Demonstration
Instructor: Diane Fiorentino, Stormwater Educator, Chemung County SWCD
Date and Time: Friday, March 18th 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Description: The EmRiver is a 3-D living river system model that can display various features such
as; streambank erosion, culvert sizing, flood plain modeling, effects of dredging, restoration
outcome, straight channels and meanders. The model is used for general water education for
any audience. This is a fun, involved and hands-on presentation recommended for educators,
technicians and district managers!

25. CAFO Updates
Instructors: Jacqueline Lendrum and Scott Cook, NYS DEC
Date and Time: Friday, March 18th 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Description: Representatives of the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation will be on
hand to present and discuss the updates, issues, and status of the SPDES General Permit and
State ECL Permit for CAFOs. Bring your questions and concerns.

26. The Deadly Invader at Your Door: Emerald Ash Borer
Instructor: Mark Whitmore, Cornell University Department of Natural Resources; Jared
Spokowsky, NYS Department of Agriculture &Markets Horticultural Inspector.
Date and Time: Friday, March 18th 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Description: The Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) has invaded NY and will begin to have an extensive
impact. This course will teach you about EAB’s biology, ecology, impact, community
preparedness, and regulatory issues. A detailed discussion of EAB signs and symptoms will be
made to assist early detection efforts. Learn how your Soil and Water Conservation District can
be proactive for the arrival of this deadly invader that is rapidly spreading across New York.
27. Clerks’ Forum - Consistency is Key to Success
Instructor: Deb Kelley, Moderator, Chautauqua County SWCD
Date and Time: Friday, March 18th 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Description: In case you have not heard, a training plan with modules for clerical staff is being
considered as a way to help Districts become more consistent. Having that consistency would
benefit clerks when requesting help from other district employees and will also help with
training needs. This session will allow clerks to share ideas, concerns and provide input for these

28. Managers’ Forum – What are we in for?
Instructor: P.J. Emerick, Moderator, Ontario County SWCD
Date and Time: Friday, March 18th 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Description: There have been many new topics that have arisen, in part by NY’s financial crisis.
 This forum will bring together managers to discuss topics such as the future of NYS budget and
the Ag NPS program and where it is heading in the future, the reduction in staff at SWCC & NYS
DEC, the future of natural gas drilling in NYS- options for SWCD involvement and any potential
problems with involvement.

29. Stormwater Roundtable
Instructor: Round table led by Paula Smith
Date and Time: Friday, March 18th 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Description: Stormwater Coalition coordinators across NY are inventing new ways to build
effective, compliant programs for their MS4s. From charging MS4 fees to creating stormwater
districts, what is working? What should we drop? We need to move forward with our programs
even in the worst economy of our time -for our MS4s and for clean water. Come share with
other coordinators your successes and set backs to keep our Coalitions moving in the right
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Course Registration — Please circle classes you will attend.
        Tuesday (PM)                        Wednesday                               Thursday                              Friday (AM)
1. CNMP Certification              1. CNMP Certification                 1.   CNMP Certification              1. CNMP Certification
                                       (begins at 8:00.)                      (begins. at 8:00)                    (begins at 8:00 am)
2. Ag. Value Assessments
                                   8   MS Excel                          15. First Rate Facilitation           24. EM River
3. Stream Crossings                                                      16. MS Publisher
                                   9. Effective Leadership                                                     25. CAFO
4. DEC Stormwater Updates                                                17. Risk Management
                                   10. Grassed Waterways                 18. Ag. Tools and References          26. The Deadly Invader: EAB
5. TMDL and PWL
                                   11. SPCC/ Bulk Storage                19. Advanced Nutrient Mgmt.           27. Clerks Forum
6. QuickBooks (Modified                                                  20. Streambank Stabilization
                                   12. Get Your Message Seen                                                   28. Managers Forum
Accrual)                                                                 21. Watershed Planning
                                   13. Hydrofracking and Districts                                             29. Stormwater Roundtable
                                                                         22. Green Infrastructure
7. Generating Income
                                   14. Basic Groundwater                 23. Civil Service Training

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