July 20, 2022, 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM (US Eastern)
The Southern New England Chapter (SNEC) of SWCS will host its annual meeting on Wednesday, July 20 in Kingston, Rhode Island. The event is open to all attendees, members and non-members. During the meeting, SNEC will announce the results of the 2022-23 Board of Directors Election, reflect on the past year, and discuss goals for the future of the chapter. After the meeting, there will be a presentation by members of the University of Rhode Island Cooperative Extension, Alissa Cox and Elizabeth Herron. Alissa is the director of the New England Onsite Wastewater Training Program (NEOSTP). She earned her PhD in URI’s Laboratory of Soil Ecology and Microbiology (LSEM) and is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Natural Resources Science department at URI. Elizabeth Herron is the Program Coordinator for URI’s Watershed Watch Program, Rhode Island’s largest volunteer water quality monitoring. She is actively involved in assessing water quality and watershed conditions throughout the state, including lakes, ponds, streams, salt ponds, and marine beaches. After the presentations, attendees will participate in a guided tour of the Wastewater Treatment Center and Peckham Farm.