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Second Annual Great Lakes Law, Science and Policy conference: April 23

Linking Water Quality with Quantity in the Great Lakes Basin
The Second Annual Conference on Great Lakes Law, Science and Policy
The Legal Institute of the Great Lakes

SeaGate Centre
Toledo, Ohio
April 23, 1999

9:00 AM Opening
An overview of the relationship between quantity and quality and a look at
the challenges facing the Great Lakes in the 21st Century – Mike Donahue –
The Great Lakes Commission – Confirmed

9:15 – 10:30  AM  Is quantity an issue in the Great Lakes Basin?
Historic water flow data Jim Nicholas, USGS Water Resources Division. –

Control of water resources and use in the Great Lakes Basin.
Canadian Law – John Jackson, Past President Great Lakes United - Invited
United States Law on riparian areas –Robert “Bo” Abrams Wayne State
University – Confirmed

10:45 – 12:00 noon   Current Issues Regarding Quantity in Great Lakes?

Out-of-basin transfers - International Joint Commission Invited – Have
Indicated that they will probably supply a speaker.

Factual basis and disposition of Nova – Isabelle O'Connor – Ontario Ministry
of the Environment – Invited - Probable
Legal Challenges to out-of-basin transfers – Paul Muldoon or Sarah Miller
Canadian Environmental Law Association. - Confirmed

Effect of diversion on pollutants – Sharon Hanshue Michigan Department of
Natural Resources - Confirmed

Effect of diversion on fisheries – Jonathon Higgins The Nature Conservency –

12:15 PM  Lunch – John Davidson, Western Water Commission (U.S.D. L.S.) -

 1:30PM – 2:45 Restoring Natural Flow Regimes I

Natural Flows and Ecological Integrity – David Allan, University of
Michigan – Confirmed

Dam relicensing & Deconstruction
Local efforts – Sara Johnson – Trout Unlimited – Confirmed
Status of dams and environmental effects of deconstruction – Robert Gable –
Ohio Department of Natural Resources – Confirmed

Economic effects of Deconstruction – Army Corps of Engineers - Invited

3:00 PM – 4:15PM Restoring Natural Flow Regimes II – Wetland & Streams

Moderator - Hans Gottgens – University of Toledo – Confirmed

Role of Wetlands – current status – outlook – William Mitsch, The Ohio State
University – Confirmed

Effects of urbanization  & impermeable surfaces – Paul Rentschler Huron
River Water Council - Invited

Impacts of Agriculture – Percy Magee – USDA Great Lakes Water Quality
Office – Confirmed

Current Legal Controls – Wetlands and non-point source – Cameron Davis Lake
Michigan Federation Confirmed

4:30 – 5:30 PM – Implementing What We Know – Current Efforts
Jeff Busch – Ohio Lake Erie Office – Confirmed
Lee Botts – Consultant – Confirmed

Registration Fees

Conference with CLE Credit $95.00
Conference without CLE Credit $55.00
Full time University & High School Students w/id $30.00

SeaGate Centre
Is located in downtown Toledo.  The Radisson Hotel (419) 241-3000 and the
Best Western Toledo Tower (419) 242-8885 interconnect with the Centre.  The
Wyndom Hotel Toledo (419) 241-1411 is located two blocks north on Summit

A Block of rooms has been reversed for the conference at the Radisson at the
rate of $75.00 (plus tax) per night.  To take advantage of these rooms
mention File # CO O422 CP when making your reservation.

Parking for a fee is available in the garage under Seagate Centre (access
off Summit Street between the Best Western and the Radisson) and in the city
Garage on St. Clair immediately north of Jefferson and directly across
Jefferson from the SeaGate
Centre.  (Jefferson is one way towards Summit Street).

All meeting rooms are assessable to individuals with mobility limitations.
If you need special assistance, please advise us at least one week before
the conference.

Registration     Course #





SSN *_______________________________________________________

Fee: with CLE $95.00____  Without CLE $55.00____

 Student $30.00______  School_______________________

Check Enclosed___________  Payable to The University of Toledo

Charge my Credit Card:   ______VISA     ________MasterCard

Card # ________________________________Exp. Date___________


Mail to:  The University of Toledo, University College, Division
 of Continuing Education, 401 Jefferson Toledo, Ohio 43604-1005

Phone Registration (419) 321-5139 with VISA & MasterCard

Fax Registration (419) 321-5112

*In Order to comply with the Hope Scholarship and Lifetime Learning Tax
legislation included with the Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997, The University of
must require all credit and non-credit students to supply their Social
Security number
at the time of registration.

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Refunds – Full refunds will be offered when cancellation notice is received
before April 12th, a fifty-percent refund will be offered for cancellations
received by April 21st.  No refund will be given for cancellations received
after April 21st except under extraordinary circumstances.

Registration gladly accepted at the door, however, the availability of
materials or lunch is not guaranteed for individuals registering after April

Sponsored by:
The Legal Institute of the Great Lakes,
The University of Toledo College of Law,
The Lake Erie Center
University College Division of Continuing Education