The next Stream Restoration Conference will be at the Blake Hotel in downtown Charlotte, North Carolina on November 17-20, 2014. Please check back for an update!
This biennial conference provides an opportunity for natural resource professionals to share ideas and lessons learned in stream restoration planning, design, construction, and evaluation. The conference will include presentations, discussions, exhibits, networking opportunities and tours of local ecosystem restoration projects. Scientists and practitioners are encouraged to share experiences, network with colleagues, and become involved in shaping the future of stream restoration in the Southeast.
July 20: Abstract Submittal
September 13: Deadline to reserve a room at the group rate
October 1: Early bird conference registration deadline
Monday, 1-5pm: Four pre-conference workshops
Tuesday, 8:30am - 11:30am: General Sessions featuring a diverse group of invited speakers with expertise in ecological factors relative to stream restoration projects.
Tuesday, 1:00pm - 5:00pm: Concurrent Sessions
Tuesday Evening Poster Presentations and Reception
7:30 - 9:30pm - After-Hours at Reel Cafe
Wednesday, 8:30am - 12:00pm: Concurrent Sessions
1:30pm - 4:00pm: General Session - Focus on mitigation featuring managers (federal & state), practitioners and bankers, and on achieving ecological goals in the next decade.
5:00pm - Dinner Cruise on the Henrietta
Thursday: Two Tours (Tour 1: Rural Coastal Plain Stream Restoration Projects (8:00am - 3:00pm) and Tour 2: Urban Coastal Restoration Projects (8:30am - 12:00pm)
Topics for Abstract Submittal
- Hydrology and Hydraulics
- Nutrient Processing
- Recreation and Aesthetics
- Coastal Ecosystem Restoration
The call for abstracts has now closed..
This conference is hosted by:
- NCSU Stream Restoration Program
- NC Sea Grant
- NC Cooperative Extension Service
- USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture
Continuing Education Credit
13 Professional Development Hours (PDHs) are approved for professional engineers for the main 2-day conference (6.5 hours per day for Oct. 16-17), approved by the NC Board of Examiners for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors. An additional 3 PDHs are approved for pre-conference workshops # 1 and 2, as well as for the stream tours.
10 CEUs are approved by the NC Board of Landscape Architects for the main conference (Course # 8953) and 3.5 CEUs for pre-conference workshop #3 (Course # 8955).
Other professionals may appeal to their respective boards to obtain professional education credits.
NCDA pesticide continuing eduction has approved pre-conference workshop #3 for the following credits: 2 hours credit- A; 4 hours credit - N,D,X; 3 hours credit- G,H,L,O