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



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


Session 2 – Jefferson County Groundwater, with a special focus on Karst. 

Speaker – Dr. Daniel H. Doctor Ph.D., Research Geologist, U.S. Geological Survey, KARST Project, Eastern Geology and Paleoclimate Science Center, Reston, VA


Session 3 – Case Study – Groundwater Contamination in Bradford and Clinton County, PA

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


Lunch


Session 4 – Environmental Justice and Community Action

Speaker – Dr. Sacoby Wilson, MS, PhD; Associate Professor, Maryland Institute for Applied Environmental Health and Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Maryland-College Park. Program Director, Community Engagement, Environmental Justice and Health (CEEJH) Initiative. 


Session 5Water Sampling 101 

Speaker – 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  


Session 6 Symposium Q&A and Community Discussion

Speakers – Symposium Speakers and West Virginia Rivers Coalition

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