The Watershed Action Alliance of Southeastern Massachusetts invites you to register for its third biennial conference on critical water issues in our region and beyond.
The 2019 conference, Water – New England’s Next Big Challenge, will be held on March 29 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at The Needles Lodge, 1 Camp Kiwanee Road in Hanson, MA. This year’s topics are the intersections of water quality and water quantity, the future of water in New England and taking action to protect water. It will feature speakers from The Nature Conservancy, Manomet, Inc., Mass Audubon, the Southeastern Regional Planning & Economic Development District, and other organizations and agencies.
Alex Hackman of the MA Division of Ecological Restoration is our plenary speaker and will discuss the role of community-based ecological restoration in preparing the Commonwealth’s aquatic resources for the future.
An exhibit hall will showcase WAA’s member watershed associations and sponsoring agencies, businesses and non-profits. And, for some fun and succinct education about local work, WAA’s member organizations (including the Neponset River Watershed Assocation!) will do “speed presentations” on the importance of being involved in your local watershed association.
The conference fee is $25. Students, interns and low-income residents may attend for free; registration is required for all.