September 24, 2018 - September 25, 2018
Join us this year in Sheridan, Wyoming, for our Annual Technical Workshop featuring wetland development and restoration.
We are excited to host multiple guest speakers sharing their wetland expertise on Monday, September 24. On Tuesday, September 25, join us for a tour of multiple wetland projects in and around the Sheridan area.
This invite is open to all professionals, students, the curious, and landowners.
Holiday Inn, Diamond Room Sheridan, Wyoming
Monday, September 24, 2018
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Check-In (Lunch - on your own)
1:00 pm – 1:15 pm Opening Remarks - Mark Opitz, USDA-NRCS, WY (Retired), SWCS Area 1 Director
1:15 pm – 2:00 pm Recent History of Wetland Developments in Wyoming - Mark Hogan, Partners for Wildlife, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
2:00 pm – 2:45 pm Current Wetland Development Projects in Wyoming – Tom Peterson, Biologist, Ducks Unlimited (Wyoming and Nebraska)
2:45 pm – 3:00 pm Coffee Break
3:00 pm – 3:45 pm Innovations in Restored, Enhanced, & Constructed Wetlands - Noelle Smith, Wetlands Specialist, Ducks Unlimited
3:45 pm Silent Auction Closes
3:45 pm – 4:30 pm Wyoming Water Development Commission, Small Watershed Program, Wetland Construction - Jodie Pavlica, PE, Project Manager
5:00 pm – 5:15 pm Wetland Tour Briefing – Andrew Cassiday, NRCS, District Conservationist
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
8:00 am -TBD Wetlands Tour – Sheridan County (Lunch and water provided). Meet at the Holiday Inn lobby
Where to stay:
Holiday Inn - Sheridan 1809 Sugarland Dr,
Sheridan, WY 82801
Call the Holiday Inn – Sheridan and mention the SWCS Workshop before September 15 and get a discounted room rate of $99/night. Rate not guaranteed after September 15.