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SE10 Conference regisration – early registration ends Monday

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Reminder that deadlines are approaching for the

NALMS 19th Annual Southeastern Lakes Management Conference:

Managing Extremes: Watersheds and Climate Disruption

May 4 – 7, 2010   Winston-Salem, North Carolina

You are cordially invited to attend the NALMS Southeastern Lake Management Conference, Managing Extremes: Watersheds and Climate Disruption, to be held May 4-7 in Winston-Salem, NC at the Hawthorne Inn and Conference Center.  Conference and hotel registration deadlines are coming up soon.  Please note the changes in dates from previous announcements:

Early Bird Conference registration deadline:  Sunday, April 4, 2010

Hotel registration at discounted rate deadline:  Tuesday, April 13, 2010

The conference is focused on the continuing challenges of protecting, managing and maintaining water quality, water supply and aquatic resources under the full range of conditions including the extreme circumstances of weather and climate change. 

(Visit http://nclakemanagement.org/conferences/SE19/index.html to register for conference).

PRECONFERENCE WORKSHOPS:  May 4 & 5, 2010

Tuesday, May 4, 2010 – Full day workshops

Algae Identification  – Instructors:  JoAnn Burkholder, PhD, NCSU and Linda Ehrlich,

PhD, Phycologist

“Man VS Stats”, a survival guide for the statistical wilderness – Instructor: Dennis

Helsel, PhD, Practical Stats

Wednesday, May 5, 2010 – ½ day morning workshops

Life and Death for Lakes: Basic Properties and Processes, Dr. John Hains, Clemson

Local Stream Restoration Tour, Darrell Westmoreland, North State Environmental

CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS

The Conference opening plenary session is at 1:30 PM on Wednesday, May 5 with a talk by Linda Rimer, US EPA on Climate Change.  Jason Ortegren will give a talk entitled Perspectives on Drought in the Southeastern U.S.: Past, Present…and Future? as the highlighted speaker for the luncheon on Thursday, May 6.

Concurrent sessions from Wednesday afternoon through Friday noon will cover a multitude of subjects that reflect the broad range of issues affecting lakes and watersheds in the Southeast.  Topics in the sessions include – Drought and Flood management, Water Conservation, Water Quality, Storm Water Management, Stream and Watershed Restoration, Water Supply Issues, Climate Change Initiatives, Invasive Species and other important topics.

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 13, 2010- so reserve early at the discounted rate!

REGISTRATION:  $175 (after April 4: $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 4-5 (includes breaks and lunch for full day workshops).  Workshop and conference registration information and forms can be found on the NCLMS website at http://nclakemanagement.org/conferences/SE19/index.html.

For exhibitor registration information, contact Cary Martin at cary.martin@aquacontrol.com.

See you in Winston-Salem!

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

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

SE10 Conference Co-Chairs

PLEASE pass this on to anyone you know who may be interested.  Thank you!   

Barbara Wiggins, CLM

NCLMS SE10

Asheville Office:  828-254-5644  Cell phone 828-215-7334

bswiggins@bellsouth.net

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