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Convergence at the Confluence Agenda
Monday, August 11th, 2014
8:00 am - 9:00 am
Registration/Check-In
9:00 am - 9:20 am
Welcome and Introductions

Dr. Phillip Reeder - Dean, Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences at Duquesne University
9:35 am - 11:00 am
Panel Discussion


Analyzing Water Chemistry Data in the Upper Ohio River Basin
3RQ Program Overview - Melissa O'Neal, West Virginia Water Research Institute
Mon River Data - Melissa O'Neal, West Virginia Water Research Institute at WVU
Allegheny River Data - Dr. Brady Porter, Center for Environmental Research and Education, Duquesne University
Ohio River Data - Dr. Ben Stout, Wheeling Jesuit University
11:00 am - 11:15 am
Networking Break
11:15 am - Noon
Your Watershed, Your Voice

Finding Your Focus - Prof. Joshua Paul Fershee, WVU College of Law
Your Voice, Your Watershed - Prof. Jesse Richardson, WVU College of Law
Noon - 1:00 pm
Lunch

Site Selection Considerations - Ephraim Zimmerman, Western Pennsylvania Conservancy
Site Selection Considerations - Jake Lemon, Trout Unlimited Coldwater Conservation Corps
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Status of Volunteer Monitoring in the Upper Ohio River Basin

Session Facilitator - Ben Stout
Monongahela River Basin - Harry Enstrom Chapter of the Izaak Walton League of America
Allegheny River Basin - Elk County Conservation District, God's Country Trout Unlimited
Ohio River Basin - Captina Conservancy
2:30 pm - 2:45 pm
Networking Break
2:45 pm - 3:45 pm
Data: Collection and Interpretation

Data Loggers - Bruce Dickson, Iron Furnace Chapter of Trout Unlimited
Data Interpretation - Dr. Beth Dakine, Duquesne University
Data Management - Joshua Ash, West Virginia Water Research Institute
3:45 pm
Adjourn