Monday October 5, 2015 at 8:45 AM EDT
Tuesday October 6, 2015 at 4:45 PM EDT

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Clayton Hall
100 David Hollowell Drive
Newark, DE 19716

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Madeline Emde 
Coalition for the Delaware River Watershed 

3rd Annual Delaware River Watershed Forum 

Important Update (10/3/15): Based on current weather predictions for the next several days, we are pleased to confirm that that the 3rd Annual Delaware River Watershed Forum will proceed as originally planned! Field trip options may be adjusted the day of to accommodate on-site conditions, but we advise all participants to bring footwear and outerwear appropriate for wet, muddy and/or windy conditions. While the weather is not expected to be an issue at the meeting location and throughout much of the region during the Forum, please use your judgment as to what is most appropriate for your personal circumstances. A reminder that hotel reservations must be canceled the night before your reservation in order to not incur a charge; please contact the hotel directly to do so.

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Please join us for the 3rd Annual Delaware River Watershed Forum! In addition to informative presentations, interactive discussions, and visits to nearby sites that highlight different conservation issues and approaches, this year's Forum will also include workshops for a more practical and in-depth exploration of key topics. 

Monday, Oct. 5Start off the Forum with a “Big Picture” look at the Watershed, followed by updates on transformative work underway around the region and opportunities to contribute your ideas for the development of a Watershed-wide vision. Then join us on tours of nearby sites that showcase examples of efforts to protect and restore resources, followed by an evening reception at Ashland Nature Center. 

Tuesday, Oct. 6Begin with informal discussions of issues in the Watershed at Breakfast Roundtables and then continue with breakout sessions following the format of Day 1. End the day by selecting a workshop that best aligns with your professional or organizational needs and interests. 

Click here to view the preliminary agenda. Free organization counseling also available throughout the Forum on a first-come, first-serve basis. Registration is required and space is limited, so register today to participate in this year's event. A limited number of scholarships are available; contact Madeline Emde at madeline.emde@njaudubon.org for more information.


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Lodging: A limited number of room have been reserved for conference attendees at the Courtyard Newark-University of Delaware, 400 David Hollowell Drive, Newark, DE 19716, for the special conference rate of $152 per night plus applicable taxes. To make a reservation, contact the hotel directly at 1-302-737-0900 by Wednesday, September 18 and be sure to mention "Delaware River Watershed Forum" when reserving a room in order to receive the preferred rate.

Parking: Free parking is available in the lot opposite Clayton Hall (see map below).

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