LEHIGH VALLEY WATERSHED CONFERENCE
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS March 11, 2011 • Lehigh University
7:30 - 8:30 Registration (STEPS Building Atrium)
8:30 - 9:00 Welcome and Opening Remarks (Packard Laboratory)
Frank J. Pazzaglia, Ph.D., Department of Earth and Environmental Science, Lehigh University
9:00 - 10:00 Conservation Fisheries (Plenary Session - Packard Laboratory) Open to the public!
J. R. Shute, Conservation Fisheries, Inc., Tennessee.
Featured in the April 2010 issue of National Geographic: Water, Our Thirsty World
10:15 - 11:15 Morning Course 1 (STEPS Building) 10:15 - 12:30
Session A — STEPS 101 Session B — STEPS 280 Session C— STEPS 290 Morning Workshop
Jumpin’ Jack Flash its a Gas! Gas! Gas! Pennsylvania’s Most Unwanted: Growing Together -
Report on Marcellus Shale Upland Invasives Bethlehem Community Water Quality
and Water Quality Across Gardens
Tim Dugan, DCNR Bureau of Forestry Testing
Pennsylvania Matthew Anderson, Ph.D.,
Department of Earth Sciences, Angela Bransteitter,
Bryan Swistock, Ph.D., Pennsylvania DEP and
State University Water Resources Extension Lehigh University
11:15 - 11:30 Break This lab will allow
11:30 - 12:30 Morning Course 2 (STEPS Building) participants to work
with water quality testing
Session A — STEPS 101 Session B — STEPS 280 Session C— STEPS 290 kits available to citizen’s
Opportunity for the Lehigh Valley What Lurks Beneath PA Waterways Like a Rolling Stone groups and explain
Aquatic Invasives In uence of Geology di erence in results from
on Watersheds an EPA certi ed lab
Katelyn Larkin and Tyler Tobin, Sarah Whitney, Pennsylvania Sea Grant
Lehigh University Graduate Students and Crystal Gilchrist, Perkiomen Frank J. Pazzaglia, Ph.D.,
Watershed Conservancy Department of Earth Attendance at this workshop
and Environmental Science, will be limited . Please
Lehigh University register early to assure your
space in the laboratory.
12:30 - 1:30 Lunch and Exhibitors (STEPS Building Atrium)
1:30 - 2:45 Afternoon Course 1 (STEPS Building) 1:30 - 4:15
Session A — STEPS 101 Session B — STEPS 280 Session C— STEPS 290 Afternoon
Breaking News.... TMDL - Total What? Down the Drain -
New Projects in the Lehigh Valley Report on the Saucon Creek Sewer Line Over ows,
Watershed Community TMDL (Total Maximum Daily Load) In ow and In ltration Macroinvertebrates
Jim Wilson, Northampton County Study in Progress Pat Mandes, Lehigh County Authority; Lance Leonhardt,
Conservation District; Dan Kunkle, Lehigh Geo Reese, Lehigh Valley Planning Robert Kerchusky, City of Allentown, Saucon Valley High School
Gap Nature Center; Rachel Hogan Carr, Commission; Travis Stoe, PA DEP and Tori Morgan and Bill Ronyack, PIX
Nurture Nature Foundation and Johanna and Erin Frederick, Lehigh County (Pretreatment Information Exchange) This lab will teach
Blake, Lehigh University Conservation District participants Break
2:45 - 3:00 to identify
common aquatic insects
2:45 - 3:00 Break found in Pennsylvania
3:00 - 4:15 Afternoon Course 2 (STEPS Building) streams and rivers and
discuss their associations
Session A — STEPS 101 Session B — STEPS 280 Session C— STEPS 290 with water quality.
Row, Row, Row Your Boat Watershed Penance Let it Flow -
Recreation, Conservation and Improving Water Quality in Bene ts and Realities of Dam Attendance at this workshop
PA Streams and Rivers Impaired Urban Streams through Removal in Pennsylvania will be limited . Please
Scott Cope, Wildlands Conservancy; Basinwide Retro ts Laura Craig, Ph.D., American Rivers; register early to assure your
Mark Zakutansky, Appalachian Mountain Domenic Rocco, PA DEP, Southeast Scott Carney, Pennsylvania Fish & Boat space in the laboratory.
Club and Jon Meade, Pennsylvania Regional O ce, Watershed Management Commission and Vince Humenay,
Organization for Watersheds and Rivers Program and Susan Harris, Pennsylvania DEP
Montgomery County Conservation
A green leaf next to the title indicates that the presentation will be made on a basic level. All other presentations will assume some background in subject matter.
Registration Deadline: February 24 - Please use attached registration form.
For questions or more information, call Rebecca Kennedy, Lehigh County Conservation District, 610-391-9583 ext 18.
On the web at: http://www.ei.lehigh.edu
Lehigh County Conservation District • Lehigh University • Northampton County Conservation District
Saucon Creek Watershed Association • Watershed Coalition of the Lehigh Valley • Wildlands Conservancy