The Renaissance Allentown Hotel
12 North 7th Street
Allentown, PA 18101

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Wednesday, October 16th, 2019 at 9:00 AM EDT


Thursday, October 17th, 2019 at 4:00 PM EDT


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Sandra Meola
Coalition for the Delaware River Watershed

Please join us for the 7th Annual Delaware River Watershed Forum at the Renaissance Allentown Hotel in Allentown, Pennsylvania! This year's Forum will include informative presentations, interactive discussions, site visits that highlight local conservation projects, as well as capacity-building workshops.

Forum Information

Wednesday, October 16th

The first day will explore regional initiatives focused on watershed-wide planning and will give participants the opportunity to learn about how their organizations can capitalize on existing programs. Learn more about the Delaware Watershed Conservation Fund from the US Fish and Wildlife Service, the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, and the last round of grantees themselves during Lightning Rounds! After, attendees will gather into working discussions to explore ideas and opportunities for collaboration within the CDRW priorities. Participants will then have an opportunity to go out into the field and learn about some of the conservation work taking place in the region, as well as explore the beautiful nature sites of the Lehigh Valley. Finally, we'll end the day with a dinner reception.

Thursday, October 17th

We'll begin the second day with informal breakfast roundtable discussions on hot topics in the basin, followed by a series of breakout sessions and workshops. Lunch will feature an award ceremony to celebrate the work municipalities are doing to protect clean water. When breakouts and workshops are complete, we'll gather one last time in the general session for a training session that will focus on the Coalition's priority of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice!

Registration is required and space is limited, so register today! 

Additional Information


Click here to book a room at the Renaissance Allentown Hotel at a discounted rate of $149 per night. You can also secure this rate by calling the hotel directly at 1-800-468-3571 and letting them know you are attending the "Delaware River Watershed Forum." The booking deadline is September 24, 2019. Please keep in mind that rooms may fill prior to this date. 


Self-parking is available at the hotel for $5 per car.

Student Discount
Student discounts, as well as hotel and travel scholarships are available. Additionally, if you are participating in the Student Poster Session, Forum registration is free. Please contact Sandra.Meola@njaudubon.org for details.