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The Wisconsin Soil and Water Conservation Society is holding their 2019 Annual Conference, “Facing the Floods,” January 25 in Tomah, WI.  For more information, see the schedule below or visit http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=eekon56ab&oeidk=a07efw7jps42aa3bd2f.

Wisconsin Soil and Water Conservation Society 2019 Annual Conference – Facing the Floods

When
Friday, January 25, 2019 from 8:45 AM to 3:00 PM CST
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Where
Cranberry Country Lodge
319 Wittig Road
Tomah, WI 54660
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8:00 – 8:45 Registration, Refreshment and Booth Viewing

8:45 – 9:00 Introductions and Opening Remarks – Ty Larson, Wisconsin SWCS Chapter President

9:00- 9:30 Changes in Precipitation Patterns – Adam Dowling, NRCS Midwest Regional Climate Hub

9:30 – 10:00 Recent Trends in Regional Rainfall and Flooding Events – Dan Baumgardt, National Weather Service La Crosse

10:00 – 10:30 River Stages, Forecasts, and Flood Warnings – Dave Lawrence, National Weather Service La Crosse

10:30 – 11:15 Flood Impact on Fish Habitat/Watershed Sustainability – Jeff Hastings, Trout Unlimited

11:15 – 12:00 Flood Impact on PL566 Flood Control Structures/Local Planning Initiatives – Bob Micheel, Monroe County LCD

12:00 – 1:00 LUNCH, Chapter Update (Ty Larson, Gene Hausner, Pat Murphy)

1:00 – 1:30 Flood Impact to Private/Public Property and Regional Planning Response – Greg Flogstad, Mississippi River Regional Planning Commission

1:30 – 2:30 Flood Mitigation Alternatives and Response Planning – Terry Zien ACOE

2:30 – 3:00 Panel Discussion – speakers/audience, Wrap Up