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Friday, January 25, 2019 from 8:45 AM to 3:00 PM CST
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Cranberry Country Lodge 
319 Wittig Road
Tomah, WI 54660

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Ty Larson, 
Wisconsin Soil and Water Conservation Society 

Wisconsin Soil and Water Conservation Society 2019 Annual Conference - Facing the Floods 

more info can be found at the WI SWCS Website

The 2019 Annual Conference will focus on recent climate trends. The presenters will discuss changing climate patterns, recent weather events, impacts on our natural resources, and ways to mitigate future damage.

Wisconsin Chapter Soil and Water Conservation Society

January 25, 2019

8:00-8:45 Registration, Refreshment and Booth Viewing

8:45 - 9:00 Introductions and Opening Remarks - Ty Larson, Wisconsin SWCS Chapter President

9:00-9:30 Changes in Precipitation Patterns - Adam Dowling, NRCS Midwest Regional Climate Hub

9:30 - 10:00 Recent Trends in Regional Rainfall and Flooding Events - Dan Baumgardt, National Weather Service La Crosse, WI

10:00 - 10:30 River Stages, Forecasts, and Flood Warnings - Dave Lawrence, National Weather Service La Crosse, WI

10:30 - 11:15 Flood Impact on Fish Habitat/Watershed Sustainability - Jeff Hastings, Trout Unlimited

11:15 - 12:00 Flood Impact on PL-566 Flood Control Structures/Local Planning Initiatives - Bob Micheel, Monroe County LCD

12:00 - 1:00 Lunch, Chapter Update (Ty Larson, Gene Hausner, Pat Murphy)

1:00 - 1:30 Flood Impact to Private/Public Property and Regional Planning Response - Greg Flogstad, Mississippi River Regional Planning Commission

1:30 - 2:30 Flood Mitigation Alternatives and Response Planning - Terry Zien, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

2:30 - 3:00 Panel Discussion - speakers/audience, Wrap Up