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CALL FOR PAPERS
TENTH NATIONAL WATERSHED CONFERENCE
MAY 20-23, 2007
LA CROSSE, WISCONSIN

http://watershedcoalition.org/index.html

You are invited to be part of the National Watershed Coalition's (NWC)
Tenth National Watershed Conference. The theme of the conference is
"Total Watershed Awareness-Extending the Legacy."

Watershed project sponsors and those that provide them assistance are
facing critical issues and the NWC is seeking presenters for concurrent
sessions that will provide ideas and information for practical
application and utilization in local watersheds. We are seeking
abstracts for oral presentations that provide information, answers or
insight on the topics which follow :

* What is the future beyond traditional USDA watershed projects? Can
projects be planned and managed to better address water quality, water
supply, recreation and other public needs? 

* Rapid Watershed Assessments - A tool for the future 

* Easement encroachment, litigation, liability and risk reduction are
important issues for local watershed project sponsors. How are these
trends affecting sponsoring organizations? Case studies and examples of
how these issues are being addressed are desired.

* Emergency action planning for USDA Small Watershed Projects

* Case studies -recent watershed project success stories, dam failures,
dam removals, Katrina lessons

* New watershed management tools-Using technology to become more
efficient and effective 

* Changing roles and new partnerships within the USDA Watershed Program

* Total Watershed Awareness - Formal and Non Formal Watershed Education
efforts 

All accepted papers are eligible for publication in the conference
proceedings. To submit your abstract, prepare a 400 word, or less,
description of your presentation. Electronic copies must be submitted in
Microsoft Word format. Abstract deadline has been extended to January
10, 2007. Include your name, complete mailing address, telephone number,
fax number, and e-mail address with your abstract and mail or e-mail to:


Dan A. Sebert, Ph.D.
CEO-Executive Director
National Watershed Coalition
1023 Manvel, Suite D
P.O. Box 556
Chandler, OK 74834
Office 405.627.0670
nwchdqtrs@sbcglobal.net

Abstracts will not be returned. Notification of accepted abstracts will
start in January 2007. If your abstract is accepted, your full paper is
due April 1, 2007. Maximum length of your final manuscripts is 6000
words, about 9 pages. Presenters are responsible for providing their own
conference travel, registration and other expenses.

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