September 5-6
Wetlands & Remediation Conference, held in Burlington, Vermont. More than 100 presentations in 12 technical sessions, including Wetlands Design; Restoration and Mitigation; Contaminated Wetlands; Innovative Technologies for Wetlands Investigations; Treatment of Nonpoint-Source Pollution and Agricultural Runoff; Metals and Inorganics; more! Sponsored by Battelle Memorial Institute. For more info, call 1-800-783-6338 or visit:

September 9-12
Dam Safety 2001: Annual Conference for the Association of Dam Safety Officials, Snowbird, Utah. New dam engineering technologies, lessons learned from dam construction and rehabilitation cases, dam removal, risk assessment. Call 859-257-5140 or go to

September 13-14
A conference entitled Public Forum on Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Water Quality will be held in Montreal, to energize Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River community groups to work in partnership with the International Joint Commission and governments at all levels to carry out the purposes of the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement. Call, in Canada, 313-226-2170, or go to

Reminder: September 14-15
International Joint Commission’s “Public Forum on Great Lakes – St. Lawrence Water Quality”. Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Workshops may include: LaMPs/RAPs/ZIPs; Community Health and Contaminants; Reducing Toxics in Urban Sewage; Water Levels and Navigation; Alien Invasive Species; Mercury; Student Forum; First Nation/Tribal Workshop; Source Water Protection; Indicators. Contact: Jennifer Day. Canada: 519-257-6734. U.S. 313-226-2170. Or visit

September 13-14
Racine, Wisconsin. Moving Beyond Greenspace: Watershed Sensitive Development. The conference will feature national, state, and locally renowned presenters in the area of sustainable, ecologic development. Sponsored by Sustainable Racine. Call 262-632-6440 or go to

September 18-21
The Wetlands Division of the EPA is sponsoring a conference entitled Clean Water Act-Section 404 Training. The conference will be held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. For more info, call 800-832-7828 or go to

November 8-10
The Midwest Working Landscape Forum’s Conference, Delevan, Wisconsin. The conference will explore ‘windows into the future’ for developing multi-functional agriculture, silvaculture, and rural communities compatible with watershed protection, with emphasis on collaboration among grassroots groups. Call 612-870-3436 or go to


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