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Lake Superior Water Levels Conference

Lake Superior Water:  A Context
for Regional Development

A special issues forum and planning session
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Saturday March 28th, 1998
Walker Cisler Center, Lake Superior State University  Sault Ste. Marie,

The Program:
Registration, coffee			    	9:00-9:30
Welcome and Introductions		    	9:30-9:40
Bob Olsgard, Coordinator, Lake Superior Alliance

Lake Superior water levels;
Frank Quinn, NOAA Great Lakes
Environmental Research Laboratory,
history of Lake Superior regulation		9:40-10:10
John Kangas, US Army Corps of Engineers,
International Lake Superior Board of Control,
present actions, future plans		   	10:10-10:40
Bill Mangham, Paradise Michigan, invited
a local perspective			   	10:40-11:00
Break					11:00-11:15
Panel Discussion, Q&A.
Lake Superior Water Levels		   	11:15-12:00
Lunch					12:00-1:00

Lunch presentation:  How much is enough? Water Conservation and Pollution
John Jackson, President, Great Lakes United, Canadian Co-Chair, Lake
Superior Binational Forum

Planning and Funding a Sustainable Future:
Sustainable Alternatives, first principles 		1:00-1:20
Jay Moynihan, Sustainable Solutions, Ashland, Wisconsinw
Funding options;
Sault Ste. Marie Area Community Fund,
Helen Gaines & project leaders			1:20-1:35
Great Lakes Community Foundation
Environmental Collaborative			1:35-2:10
Great Lakes Aquatic Habitat Fund,
Bob Olsgard, Advisory Board			2:00-2:30
Break					2:30-2:45

Lake Superior Pollution Prevention Initiative;
Pollution prevention				2:45-3:30
group planning session:  Lake-wide community aciton,
Vern Simula, Chair, Lake Superior Alliance
Strategy discussion				3:30-3:55
Closing remarks				3:55-4:00

Lunch is provided.  Please RSVP by calling the SSM Area Community Fund at:
or mail the form below to:

Sault Ste. Marie Area Community Fund
320 Ashmun St.
Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783

Registration:  We ask a $10.00 registration fee to cover  conference
expenses.  Scholarships are available.  Registration will be available at
the door.

Yes I plan to attend:
morning  /  afternoon  / all day
Yes I plan to join you for Lunch;
Vegetarian  /  Non-vegetarian

This conference is presented by:  The Sault Ste. Marie Area Community Fund,
the Great Lakes Community Foundation Environmental Collaborative, Sierra
Club Three Lakes Group, the LSSU Environmental Awareness Club, LSSU Gale
Gleason Environmental Institute, and The Lake Superior Alliance with
partial funding provided by the Joyce Foundation.

For more information contact:

Bob Olsgard, Coordinator, Lake Superior Alliance
PO Box 472
Spooner, WI 54801
Ph. & Fx: 715/635-8171
Email: <bolsgard@win.bright.net>