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First Annual Johnson Creek Science Symposium
May 21, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pmFree
The Symposium is Full. Preceding the 20th Anniversary Johnson Creek Annual Celebration on Thursday, May 21st, JCWC will host its first annual Johnson Creek Science Symposium. The Symposium will be held from 1pm to 5pm at Reed College in Performing Arts Building room 302. This gathering of academic, jurisdictional, community, and non-profit partners will focus on sharing our best understanding of watershed conditions plus the latest results from a variety of studies focused on Johnson Creek. Participants include professors and students from Portland State University, Reed College, the UK-based Blue-Green Cities Initiative, and technical representatives from the cities, counties, agencies and other non-profits that manage parts of Johnson Creek.
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1pm – Symposium Introduction, Bruce Newton, JCWC Board Member
1:10 – Panel Presentation of 2015 Watershed Conditions, Adam Stonewall, USGS; Julie DeLeone, East Multnomah SWCD; Torrey Lindbo, City of Gresham; Roy Iwai, Multnomah County
1:40 – Short Presentations by Academic partners
2:40 – Coffee/Snack Break on Eco-Roof Mezzanine
3:10 – Short Presentations by Agency, Non-profit, and Jurisdictional partners
4:10 – 2015-2025 Action Plan and Symposium Summary, Robin Jenkinson, JCWC Watershed Science Director.
4:30 – Poster Session Happy Hour (short walk away in foyer of Kaul Auditorium, preceding evening Johnson Creek Celebration)
Sponsors for the Symposium include the U.S. Geological Survey, City of Portland BES, Reed College, and Metro. Please RSVP to [email protected] if you plan to attend. Space is limited to 100. The event is full.