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Watershed Management: Moving From Theory to Implementation
Denver, Colorado, USA
May 3-6, 1998

ABSTRACT SUBMITTAL DEADLINE EXTENDED TO:  JULY 18, 1997

The Water Environment Federation (WEF) is sponsoring a specialty
conference on Watershed Management, building on the exciting 1996
conference that WEF sponsored together with the U.S.
Environmental Protection Agency and 13 other Federal agencies.
Attendees will hear the latest information on implementing
watershed planning, protection, restoration, and education.
Real-life experiences and lessons will be outlined, including
issues related to western and arid lands such as water rights,
quantity and scarcity, mining, watershed crisis, and water reuse.
Abstracts related to Native American issues are encouraged.
Particular consideration also will be placed on issues that cross
boundaries, including local, regional, state, and national
borders.  The conference will include oral presentations,
interactive discussions, posters, exhibits, and tours.  Potential
speakers are asked to submit an abstract for consideration.

Topics to be addressed include, but are not limited to, the
following:
A. Sustainable Watershed Protection
B. Coordinating Efforts - Successes and Failures
C. Watershed Management Approaches and Steps
D. Voluntary versus Mandatory Approaches
E. Local, Regional, National, and International Experiences
F. Regulatory, Legislative, and Institutional Issues
G. Inter- and Intra-Jurisdictional Issues
H. Watershed Pollutant Loading Trading
I. Innovative Enforcement: Pollutant Control versus Habitat
   Improvement
J. Effectiveness of Best Management Practices (BMPs)
K. Agricultural, Silvaculture, and Mining Issues
L. Coastal and Wetland Issues
M. Water Quantity (Droughts and Floods), Reuse, and Arid Land
   Issues
N. Industrial and Commercial Development Issues
O. Land Management, Especially Federal, State, and Tribal Lands
P. Cross Media Control, Planning and Impacts
Q. Water Resource Planning and Source Water Protection
R. Riparian Rights in Watershed Management
S. Watershed Restoration Activities
T. Total Maximum Daily Loads
U. Water Quantity and Quality Modeling and Monitoring
V. Use of GIS and Databases
W. New Approaches for Environmental Indicators and Standards
X. Public Education and Stakeholder Involvement
Y. Financing and Market-based Issues
Z. Risk-based Watershed Management Strategies

Please submit abstracts for papers on subjects A-Z or related
topics.  Abstracts must be received no later than July 18, 1997.
Authors will be notified of acceptance of papers by the middle of
September 1997 and must prepare a manuscript by January 9, 1998
for inclusion in the Conference Proceedings.

Speakers will be responsible for paying for their own travel
expenses and registration fees for the conference.  For
registration information, please e-mail your complete mailing
address to WEF's Member Services Center at <msc@wef.org>.

For each proposed paper, please submit 1 copy of both an
information sheet (below) and a typed abstract (300-500 words,
one page, single spaced).

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INFORMATION SHEET - PLEASE PRINT OR TYPE

Watershed Management: Moving From Theory to Implementation
Denver, Colorado, USA
May 3-6, 1998

For consideration, please return abstract and this sheet to:
  Technical Programs - Abstracts
  Water Environment Federation
  601 Wythe Street
  Alexandria, VA 22314
  Phone: 703.684.2400

Copy must be received at WEF by July 18, 1997.  Abstracts must be
300-500 typed words, single spaced, and fit on one 8.5 x 11-inch
page.  Do not send supplemental materials.  Fax submissions will
not be accepted.


1) Abstract submitted for (select one):

___ Oral Presentation

___ Poster Presentation

___ Software Demonstration


2) Would you be willing to present your paper in a different
   format, such as a workshop, roundtable discussion, or panel?

___ YES, in the following format(s): ____________________________

___ NO


3) Paper submitted for session topic _________ (indicate letter).


4) Will this or similar work have been submitted for
   consideration, presented, or published elsewhere by May 1998?

___ YES  Where? _________________________________________________

___ NO


5) Presentation Title ___________________________________________

_________________________________________________________________

_________________________________________________________________


6) Corresponding Author _________________________________________

   Position Title _______________________________________________

   Company ______________________________________________________

   Address ______________________________________________________

   ______________________________________________________________

   City _________________________________________________________

   State/Zip ____________________________________________________

   Daytime Phone ________________________________________________

   Fax __________________________________________________________

   E-mail _______________________________________________________


7) Co-Authors/Affiliation _______________________________________

_________________________________________________________________

________________________________________________________________


8) Speaker Name and Address (if different from Corresponding
   Author)

_________________________________________________________________

_________________________________________________________________

________________________________________________________________


9) All presenters agree to submit a camera-ready manuscript in
   requested format to WEF for the conference proceedings by
   January 9, 1998.  I understand that if I do not submit a
   manuscript by the deadline, my presentation at the conference
   will be canceled.

   Corresponding Author Signature _______________________________


10) How did you obtain this Announcement/Call for Papers? _______

_________________________________________________________________