Annual Non-Point Source Pollution Project Review

September 27, 2017 - September 28, 2017


Annual Nonpoint Source Pollution Stakeholder & Project Review Meeting

Arkansas National Resources Commission and the UA System Division of Agriculture host this two day, annual Nonpoint Source Pollution Stakeholder & Project Review Meeting.

Wednesday and Thursday, September 27-28 - Cooperative Extension Service State Office - Little Rock.

Doors open at 8:30 a.m. and the program begins at 9 a.m. Registration is free and lunch is included.

 Highlights of this year's meeting include:
 - An update on the 2017-2022 Arkansas Nonpoint Source Pollution Management Plan.

 - A rundown on ADEQ's approaches to assessment methodology.

- Presentations from agencies on their efforts to address nonpoint source pollution.

 - Project Reviews on Day Two, 319 program.

 - Exhibition/Vendor space: agency and active groups can register for a table to share water quality resources, and limited space is available for vendor

Registration is now open for the two-day program at the Cooperative Extension Service State Office, 2301 S. University Ave. Click here to register.  REGISTER HERE:   https://uaex.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_aXLrlExaTEfM0Xr

Please call the Public Policy Center if you have questions regarding the conference or registration at 501-671-2160 or email publicpolicycenter@uaex.edu.
 
The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture offers all its Extension and Research programs and services without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, disability, marital or veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status, and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

 


 

2017 Nonpoint Source Pollution Stakeholder & Project Review Meeting
Arkansas Natural Resources Commission and the UA Division of Agriculture are hosting the annual Nonpoint Source Pollution Stakeholder & Project Review Meeting on Sept. 27-28 in Little Rock.

Registration is now open for the two-day program at the Cooperative Extension Service State Office, 2301 S. University Ave.

Doors open at 8:30 a.m. and the program begins at 9 a.m. Registration is free and lunch is included.
Register Now

2017 NPS Stakeholder Meeting Agenda - Wednesday - September 27 - Morning Session

8:30 Registration and light refreshments

9:00  Welcome and Nonpoint Source Program Updates
- Dr. Rick Cartwright, UA Division of Agriculture
- Brian Fontenot, EPA Region 6
- Tony Ramick, ANRC NPS Program
10:30  ADEQ approaches to Assessment Methodology
   & Regulation 2 - Sarah Clem, ADEQ
11:05  Water Use Reporting for Agricultural Irrigation
  - Linda Johnson, FTN Associates
11:35  Lunch, Networking and Resource Tables

Afternoon Session
Water Quality Stakeholder Updates
12:45 -3:05  
- Mike Daniels, UA Division of Agriculture
- Keith Scoggins, Natural Resources Conservation Service
- Greg Phillips, GBMc & Associates
- Dianne Schlenker, Natural Resources Conservation Service
- Teri Nehls, Natural Resources Conservation Service

3:30 - AWRC's 104(b) Review Committee (by invite only)

September 28
319 Project Reviews
8:00 Registration and light refreshments
8:30 Project Reviews
11:30 Lunch and Networking
12:30 - 2:00 Project Reviews

Please call the Public Policy Center if you have questions regarding the conference or registration at 501-671-2160 or email publicpolicycenter@uaex.edu.

Location -- University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture Cooperative Extension Service 
2301 S. University Ave. Little Rock  |   Directions
The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action institution.  If you require a reasonable accommodation to participate or need materials in another format, please contact your (insert appropriate office) as soon as possible.  Dial 711 for Arkansas Relay.

While You're Here

Sample the Season - 6 p.m., Sept. 28 - LID (Low Impact Development)Walking Tour 
Arkansas Environmental Education Association has partnered with the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality to offer a walking tour of ADEQ's grounds to discuss how low-impact landscape design on the property helps protect nearby wetlands from runoff pollution. Outreach staff will also explain how environmental education can encourage community involvement by increasing citizens' awareness of hte value of the local environment.

Attendees will have the opportunity to visit with other environmental educators, outdoor enthusiasts and citizens interested in community-led environmental projects.

After the tour, guests will enjoy a locally sourced meal from The Root Cafe and have a chance to bid on silent auction items.

For more information and to register for this event, visit www.arkansasee.org/newsevents.

AEEA Members: $18
Non-members: $23
(Seating limited to 40)



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