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Our Task Force members represent all Great Lakes states.

Of Interest: Upcoming Events

July 8 - 9, 2009
Water Quality Trading Workshop
Agency: Conservation Technology Information Center
Where: Atwood Lake Resort and Conference Center, Sherrodsville, Ohio
Contact:, (765) 494-9555

July 11 - 15, 2009
Soil and Water Conservation Society 2009 Annual Conference
Where: Hyatt Regency Dearborn, Dearborn , Michigan
Contact: Daniel F. Kesselring,

July 19 - 21, 2009
2009 NACD Summer Board Meeting and Legislative Conference
(Board of Directors Meeting will take place July 18-19, 2009)
Agency: National Association of Water Conservation Districts
Where: The Washington Court Hotel, Washington, D.C.
Contact:, (202) 547-6223

August 16 - 20, 2009
8th Annual StormCon, the North American Surface Water Quality Conference & Exposition
Agency: Forester Media, Inc.
Location: Anaheim Marriott, Anaheim, California
Contact: Steve Di Giorgi, StormCon director; (805) 682-1300, ext. 129;

September 3, 2009
Training: How to Write a SWPPP to Meet NPDES Compliance
Agency: The International Erosion Control Association & West Michigan Soil Erosion Control Network
Where: Next to Gordon State Park-Cleveland Lakefront State Park, Cleveland, Ohio
Contact: Janine Rybka, District Administrator, (216) 524-6580, ext. 13

September 10 - 12, 2009
Healing Our Waters - 5th Annual Great Lakes Restoration Conference
Agency: Great Lakes Coalition
Where: Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Downtown Waterfront, Duluth, Minnesota
Contact: Beth Houser, (734) 887-7134,

September 19 - 21, 2009
Workshop on the State of the Upper Peninsula's Water Quality Issues
Agency: Michigan Technological University (MTU), Great Lakes Environmental and Molecular Sciences (GLEAMS) Center
Where: Memorial Union Building, Ballrooms A&B, Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI
Contact: Colin Brooks, (734) 913-6858,

September 22 - 23, 2009
Environmentally Sensitive Maintenance (ESM) Training:
2009 Dirt & Gravel Roads Maintenance Workshop
Agency: Center for Dirt and Gravel Road Studies
Where: Toftrees Conference Center, State College, Pennsylvania
Contact: Kathy Moir, 1-866-668-6683,

October 15-17, 2008
ASBPA's National Coastal Conference: Chicago 2008 "Sustainable Shorelines"
Where: Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza, Chicago, IL
Contact: (239) 489-2616,

October 20-22, 2008
Farming with Grass: Achieving Sustainable Mixed Agricultural Landscapes
Agency: Soil & Water Conservation Society
Where: Sheraton Oklahoma City, Oklahoma City, OK
Contact: Alan Franzluebbers, Program Committee Chair,

Great Lakes Commission des Grands Lacs.  2805 S. Industrial Highway, Suite 100.  Ann Arbor, MI  48104-6791.  phone: 734/971.9135.  fax: 734/971-9150. GLIN Partner