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Registration For NALMS SE 2010 Lakes Management Conferece

(apologies for cross-posting)

The North Carolina Lake Management Society is pleased to announce the NALMS 19th Annual Southeastern Lakes Management Conference:

Managing Extremes: Watersheds and Climate Disruption May 4 – 7, 2010   Winston-Salem, North Carolina

(Please visit http://nclakemanagement.org/conferences/SE19/index.html for full program and registration information)

JOIN US IN WINSTON-SALEM!

Water is one of our most precious natural resources.  The membership of NCLMS and NALMS is dedicated to protecting this valuable resource.  This conference is focused on the continuing challenges facing professionals and non professionals who are charged with protecting, managing and maintaining water quality, water supply and aquatic resources under the extreme circumstances of weather and climate change.  Drought management, flood control and related issues are among those addressed in the Conference.  The program is designed to bring individuals together who are seeking practical and technically sound solutions to water quality problems.

The 2010 SE Regional Conference will include Four Pre-conference workshops on Identification of Algae, Stat Vs Man (Stormwater Statistics), Local Stream Restoration Tour and Life and Death for Lakes: Basic Properties and Processes.  The Program Committee has put together a diverse and informative technical session that reflects the broad range of issues affecting lakes and watersheds in the Southeast.  Topics will include – Drought and Flood management, Water Conservation, Water Quality, Storm Water Management, and other extreme water topics.  Check out updates to the program and individual sessions with titles and speakers on the website.

LOCATION: The Hawthorne Inn and Conference Center is conveniently located in central North Carolina.  Owned and operated by Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, the Inn is conveniently located in downtown Winston-Salem – at the doorstep of Old Salem.

The conference rate is $77 for single, double, double /double or King plus taxes.  Complimentary breakfast is included with room. Reservations can be made by calling 800 972-3774 and ask for the NC Lake Management Conference block or online @ www.hawthorneinn.com code 26D4ES. The reserved block of rooms at the conference rate will only be available until Friday, April 2, 2010- so reserve early at the discounted rate!

REGISTRATION:  $175 (after April 1: $200); includes morning coffee, two lunches, breaks, as well as a special reception on Wednesday night at the Hawthorne Inn.  There are additional registration fees for the Pre-Conference Workshops on May 3-4 (includes breaks and lunch for full day workshops).

For further information, please contact Conference Co-Chairs:

Dave Buetow (704-336-3983), david.buetow@mecklenburgcountync.gov or

Jef Morgan (336-707-1829) jmorgan10@triad.rr.com

Barbara Wiggins, CLM, NCLMS SE10, Asheville Office:

828-254-5644

Cell phone 828-215-7334

bswiggins@bellsouth.net

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