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The 9th New Jersey Water Monitoring Summit

November 28 and 29, 2012
Rutgers EcoComplex

Environmental Research and Extension Center
1200 Florence-Columbus Rd.
Bordentown, NJ 08505-4200

The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, in cooperation with the the New Jersey Water Monitoring Council and the Watershed Watch Network , is hosting the 9th Water Monitoring Summit on November 28 and 29, 2012 at the Rutgers EcoComplex in Bordentown, New Jersey. The Summit will cover topics applicable to a broad array of water monitoring and assessment programs and projects, including monitoring of all water body types, streams, large rivers, lakes, groundwater, wetlands, estuaries, and oceans. It will showcase projects, tools and programs that have been developed to inform local and state planning, protection, and restoration efforts. The audience for the Summit will include federal, state, interstate and local government representatives; academics; regional commissions; watershed associations; volunteers; and all other members of the water monitoring and assessment community.

This year's Summit will include plenary presentations by Ellen Tarquino (USEPA Headquarters' Office of Water), Jeff Fischer (US Geological Survey), Josh Kohut (Rutgers University's Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences), and Kathleen Walz (NJDEP Division of Fish & Wildlife).

The Summit will cover a variety of water quality monitoring issues presented in different formats including: information sessions, panel discussions, keynote speakers and poster sessions. Topics that are being considered for this year's Summit include: New biological tools for healthy watersheds, Barnegat Bay monitoring, stormwater monitoring, communicating monitoring results to the public, accessing water quality information, stressor identification and/or source track down, ground water, mercury, dam removal and restoration, and quality assurance, among others. A Quality Assurance Project Plan (QAPP) training session is also being planned.

Registration Information is coming soon!

For more information, please contact the Department at njwatersummit@dep.state.nj.us.

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