2020 VWMC Conference

2020 VWMC Conference

September 21-22, 2020
The 2020 VWMC Conference was a virtual event. A recording of the Conference is available on our YouTube Channel, here.  The agenda included the following topics and speakers.

Day 1

    • Keynote Address: Coastal Adaptation and Protection in Virginia – Ann Phillips, Special Assistant for Coastal Adaptation and Protection for the Commonwealth of Virginia
    • Coastal Resilience and Living Shorelines – Scott Hardaway, Virginia Institute of Marine Science, College of William and Mary
    • Combatting Plastic Pollution: New Developments in Virginia – Katie Register, Clean Virginia Waterways at Longwood University

Day 2

    • Water Scavenging from Roadside Springs in Central Appalachia – Leigh-Anne Krometis, Department of Biological Systems Engineering, Virginia Tech
    • Using Source Tracking Data to Identify Sewer Contamination and Sources – Raul Gonzalez, Hampton Roads Sanitation District
    • Crowdsourcing Chloride Data: Winter Salt Watch – Emily Bialowas, Izaak Walton League of America
    • Assessing Aquatic Life Use in Virginia – Mike Shaver, Virginia Department of Environmental Quality

FOLLOW-UP INFORMATION: A link to the recordings was sent to all participants.

QUESTIONS? If you have questions regarding the conference, contact: vwmc@vt.edu.

PARTNERS: Thank you to our conference partners!

Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay   Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay logo

Izaak Walton League of America   Izaak Walton League logo

Virginia Department of Environmental Quality  DEQ logo

Virginia Lakes and Watersheds Association  Virginia Lakes and Watersheds Association

Virginia Water Resources Research Center  VWRRC logo

Virginia Tech  Virginia Tech logo