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E-M:/ International Symposium on Wetlands Coming to Michigan in August - Early registration deadline is July 10th!



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DON'T MISS THE INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON WETLANDS 
COMING TO MICHIGAN IN AUGUST 

******************Early registration deadline is July
10th************************

The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, the Association of
State Wetland Managers, Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa
Indians, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency are sponsoring
this international symposium, "Wetlands 2006: Applying Scientific,
Legal, and Management Tools to the Great Lakes and Beyond," August
28-31, 2006 at the Grand Traverse Resort in Acme, Michigan. Attendees
will learn about the current issues of wetlands science, law, and
policy. 

This conference is for wetland and aquatic resource managers;
scientists; consultants; lawyers; federal, tribal, state, and local
government staff; state and provincial legislators; not for profits; and
others with interest and expertise in wetland issues. The symposium will
include both plenary sessions, and the following concurrent dedicated
sessions:
-Restoration of Northern Forested Wetlands
-Wetlands, Climate Change, and Carbon Sequestration
-Remote Sensing and Mapping of Wetlands
-Developing and Maintaining a Tribal Wetland Program

Wetlands 2006 will be preceded by field trips and a special one-day
legal symposium bringing together state and federal attorneys, state
legislators, and wetland/scientists/managers to share insights on
current legal issues that are impacting the management of wetlands with
special emphasis on the Great Lakes region. 

Online registration is available on the Web at
www.michigan.gov/deqworkshops , click on Upcoming DEQ Workshops.
Registration Information Contact: Environmental Assistance Center, 800
662 9278, or Email at deq-ead-env-assist@michigan.gov . For more
information, go to www.aswm.org/calendar/wetlands2006/wetlands2006.htm
or contact Peg Bostwick, Land and Water Management Division,
517-335-3470, or Email at bostwicp@michigan.gov . 


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