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18th Annual Watershed Conference

March 7, 2017 - March 8, 2017

Tuesday, March 7

Opening Session:

  • Welcome to Green Lake: Overview of the Watershed and Efforts to Protect It

Watershed Recovery topics:

  • Statewide TMDL Updates: Development and Implementation
  • MS4 Plans for TMDL Compliance
  • Agricultural Implementation in the Lower Fox River
  • Farmer Led Groups
  • Marinette AOC (potential)
  • Winnebago System

Urban Stormwater

  • Pervious Pavement
  • Communication Strategies: Using Social Media
  • WDOT Stormwater Management: HWY 441
  • All Eyes of You: Ethical Considerations in Stormwater


  • Lake Poygan Habitat Restoration
  • Ozaukee County Shoreline and Habitat Restoration

Wetland Mitigation Banking

  • Wetland Mitigation Banking: regulations and processes
  • Wetland Migitation Banking: case studies
  • WDNR Fee In Lieu Program

Please join us for a hors d’oeuvre reception following the final session!

A Watershed Celebration evening dinner event is being held following the hors d’oeuvre reception.

Dinner is a separate event and additional registration is required.  We hope you will join us for dinner by choosing the Conference Registration option that includes the Evening Celebration Dinner!

Wednesday, March 8

Opening Session:

  • Land, Water & People, Jim Vandenbrook, WLWCA

 Watershed Compliance Options

  • Silver Creek Adaptive Management Project
  • Water Quality Trading
  • Phosphorus Variance


  • MS4 Program Evaluation Process – what to expect and how to prepare
  • Maintaining Effective MS4 Construction Site Erosion Control and Post Construction Programs
  • MS4 I&E Program Development
  • Phosphorus Study: Impact of Leaves
  • Proper Leaf Disposal: High Schools aide MS4 communities in Public Education

Hot Topics:

  • Toxic Algae: Lake Petenwell
  • Flooding in Northern Wisconsin
  • Waukesha Water Diversion

Other Exciting Wednesday Sessions Include:

  • Regulation & Guidance Update, Paul Kent
  • Aquatic Invasive Species: Snapshot Day
  • Exploration of the Use of Treatment Wetlands as a Nutrient Management Strategy
  • Engineers without Borders
  • All Eyes on You: Ethical Considerations in Stormwater (repeat session)


March 7, 2017
March 8, 2017


Heidel House
Green Lake, WI United States

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