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Illinois NLRS Conference

December 3 @ 9:00 am - December 4 @ 12:00 pm

Free

NLRS Partnership Meeting hosted by Illinois EPA, Illinois Dept of Agriculture, and U of I Extension.

Tuesday, December 3
Open Plenary Session 9:00 – noon
9:00 – 9:10 am Welcome Eliana Brown, University of Illinois Extension
9:10 – 9:20 am Opening Remarks John Kim, Illinois EPA Director
9:20 – 10:00 am KEYNOTE Bill Northey, USDA Under Secretary
10:00 – 10:15 am BREAK
10:15 – 11:50 am Biennial Report Review
11:50 - NOON Open Plenary Closing Remarks John Sullivan, Illinois Department of Agriculture Director
NOON – 1:00 pm LUNCH ON OWN
1:00 – 3:00 pm Partner Updates
3:00 – 3:15 pm BREAK
3:15 – 3:30 pm Great Lakes to Gulf Virtual Observatory Jong Lee, NCSA
3:30 – 4:30 pm Nutrient Research and Education Council Updates Julie Armstrong, NREC
4:30 – 6:00 pm RESEARCH SHOWCASE Hors d’oeurvres and Cash Bar

Wednesday, December 4
Policy Working Group Meeting 8:30 – 11:30 am
8:30 – 8:35 am Welcome Eliana Brown, University of Illinois Extension
8:35 – 9:00 am Watershed Outreach Associates Update
Haley Haverback and Jennifer Woodyard, University of Illinois Extension
9:00 – 10:00 am Work Group Updates

  • Nutrient Monitoring Council
  • Agricultural Water Quality Partnership Forum
  • Urban Stormwater Working Group
  • Performance Benchmark
  •  Communications Subgroup

10:00 – 10:15 am BREAK
10:15 – 10:20 am NLRS Website updates
10:20 – 10:40 am Biennial Report Discussion
10:40 – 11:00 am Future initiatives
11:00 – 11:30 am Future resource needs

  • USGS supergage continuation
  • Extension facilitation/biennial report development
  • Watershed coordinators
  • Extending partners for conservation program other legislative needs?

Details

Start:
December 3 @ 9:00 am
End:
December 4 @ 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://forms.illinois.edu/sec/4713433?referrer=https://webtools.illinois.edu/20191028103724.action?componentId=7

Venue

Crowne Plaza, Springfield
3000 S Dirksen Pkwy
Springfield, 62703
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