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Register Now for Pure Water Forum Annual Meeting and Shenandoah Summit III Nov. 16

Shenandoah Valley Pure Water Forum 
Annual Watershed Roundtable Meeting
and
Shenandoah Summit III, Reports and Updates on the Shenandoah River
Friday, November 16, 2018 (10:00 am – 3:00 pm)
Historic Woodstock Courthouse
103 N. Main St. Woodstock VA 22664
(on Route 11, in the heart of downtown)
 
This is a free event, registration is requested to accommodate all and to provide the free lunch.
Please RSVP by November 13 – Free lunch provided
The Shenandoah Valley Pure Water Forum and the Shenandoah Summit have teamed up this year to bring you an educational day filled with the latest scientific information about the Shenandoah River and its watershed. Learn about current recreational river use and environmental services. Discover a new watershed mapping tool, get updates on recentE. coli research, and get the latest on the Front Royal Hatchery. You’ll also hear updates from the various “Friends” groups. (See full agenda below).
Weather permitting, Friends of the North Fork will also offer an optional quick tour of nearby Seven Bends State Park. 
Join us for a delicious lunch and a brewery tour after the event at the Woodstock Brewhouse.

Weather permitting, Friends of the North Fork will also offer an optional quick tour of nearby Seven Bends State Park. 

Let us know if you can make it.  Just RSVP, We hope you will join us.

Laura Naftel

2018 President

Shenandoah Valley Pure Water Forum

AGENDA

  • 10:00 to 10:15 – Welcome and Introductions – Laura Naftel & Paul Bugas

  • 10:15 to 11:00 – River Use Discussion Panel – Guides, Outfitters, Stakeholders

  • 11:00 to 11: 15 – Break

  • 11:15 to 11:45 – FERC Hydropower Update – Brad Fink and Paul Bugas, DGIF

  • 11:45 to 12:30 – Shenandoah Watershed Tool – Jennifer Rapp, USGS

  • 12:30 to 1:30 – Lunch (Laura Naftel presents “State of the Forum”)

  • Friends Group Reports (FOSR, FNFSR and FOMR)

  • 1:30 to 2:00 – Watershed E coli Research – Wayne Webb, USGS, retired

  • 2:00 to 2:30 – Dry River Environmental Services Update – Brad Striebig, JMU

  • 2:30 to 3:00 – Front Royal Hatchery, Access Development – Paul Bugas/Brad Fink

  • 3:00 – Adjourn

Social Gathering afterward at the Woodstock Brewhouse

123 Court Street, Woodstock Virginia

Parking: The historic courthouse building is at the corner of Main St (Route 11) and Court St. in the heart of downtown Woodstock. We will be entering from the side of the building on Court Street. Parking time is limited on Main St. but much more flexible on Court Street and other side streets.  There is also a parking lot just two blocks west on Court Street at the Friends of the North Fork office, 305 West Court Street.

This is a free event, registration is requested to accommodate all and to provide the free lunch.  Please RSVP by November 13 – Free lunch provided 
 
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