Symposium Agenda and Speakers

Learn and Preserve:
Jefferson County Regional Water Symposium Agenda


Saturday, September 28, 2019. Clarion Inn, Harpers Ferry, WV. 9:00 am – 3:00 pm


8:30 am Registration Opens – Coffee, tea and light breakfast refreshments


9:00 am Session 1 – Our Changing Climate and Local Watershed 

Speaker – Dr. Nicholas Zegre Ph.D, Associate Professor of Forest Hydrology, Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources & Design, West Virginia University. Director of the West Virginia University Mountain Hydrology Laboratory


10:00 am Session 2 – Jefferson County Groundwater, with a special focus on Karst. 

Speaker – Mark D. Kozar, Hydrologist, U.S. Geological Survey, Virginia and West Virginia Water Science Center


11:00 am Session 3 – Case Study – Groundwater Quality of Domestic Wells in Bradford County and Other Select Counties in Northern Pennsylvania

Speaker – John W. Clune, Hydrologist, U.S. Geological Survey, Pennsylvania Water Science Center


12:00 pm -1:00 pm Lunch – Taco Buffet


1:00 pm Session 4Water Sampling 101 

Speakers – Liz Chudoba, Water Quality Program Manager, Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay, Chesapeake Monitoring Cooperative.  

Emily Bialowas, Chesapeake Monitoring Outreach Coordinator, Izaak Walton League of America, Chesapeake Monitoring Cooperative  


2:00 pm Session 5Taking the Next Steps to Action

Panel – Emily Bialowas, Izaak Walton League of America; O. Colin Stine, PhD, Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine; Tanner Haid, Eastern Panhandle Field Coordinator, West Virginia Rivers Coalition


Please consider a donation to support the symposium! Admission is free but the symposium is not, every little bit helps!