Water Related Events and Meetings Across Connecticut

Rivers Alliance of CT recently re-built our water-related events listings after a transition to a new website hosting provider. The new listings of events includes everything we listed on the old websites, but in what we hope is more useful format.  Here are our lists of events:

State Water Planning Meetings and Comment Opportunties

Get Wet Connecticut! (working title)

Paddle Events Across Connecticut


Jan
24
Thu
“What Lies Upstream” Film Screening and Discussion @ New Milford Public Library
Jan 24 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Please join Sierra Club Connecticut for a film screening and discussion of “What Lies Upstream” on Thursday, January 24, 2019 at 5:30 pm at the New Milford Public Library, 24 Main Street, New Milford.  Light refreshments will be served at 5:30 pm; discussion and film will begin at 6 pm.  RSVP HERE.

“What Lies Upstream” is described as a chilling documentary about water contamination.  Water expert Marc Cohen will provide a preview the content of the film as it affects Connecticut.  Following a 13 year career at Atlantic States Rural Water and Wastewater Association, Cohen now advises in the areas of drinking water protection, watershed management, land use planning, natural resource planning, GIS, project management and environmental outreach.

Jan
25
Fri
Legal Issues in the Age of Climate Adaptation III: Road Flooding Workshop @ Middlesex County Extension Center
Jan 25 @ 9:00 am – 2:30 pm
January 25th – Legal Issues in the Age of Climate Adaptation III: Road Flooding Workshop
9:00am – 2:30pm

Middlesex County Extension Center (1066 Saybrook Rd., Haddam, CT)

Register by January 18th

The Climate Adaptation Academy, which is a partnership of Connecticut Sea Grant and UConn’s Center for Land Use Education and Research (CLEAR), is hosting a new workshop in January. Building on two previous Legal Issues in the Age of Climate Adaptation workshops, this session will focus on the legal and physical challenges municipalities are facing due to road flooding from extreme high tides and sea level rise.

Jan
31
Thu
RFP for the 2019 NFWF Five Star and Urban Waters Restoration Grants
Jan 31 @ 3:30 pm – 3:30 pm

This is a reminder about the WebEx webinar on the request for proposals (RFP) for the 2019 NFWF Five Star and Urban Waters Restoration Grants on December 10, 2 pm ET. We will answer questions about the FWS requirements of the grant process in this webinar. Please see the information below to find out how to join the WebEx conference.

 

For more information on the NFWF Five Star and Urban Waters Restoration Grants.  Here is a direct link to the application process: https://www.nfwf.org/fivestar/Pages/2019rfp.aspx. Proposals are due January 31st.

 

This Monday’s webinar will not go in as much depth about the application procedure, as that was covered in a previous NFWF webinar in November. However, you an get a recording of that webinar if you look at ‘Application Information’ on www.nfwf.org/fivestar.

 

We would like to get as many applications as possible to fund the best projects that meet the Urban Wildlife Conservation Program Standards of Excellence. Please share this information far and wide to any Service employee or partner that is working on engaging in new and underrepresented communities!

 

Contact Roxanne Bogart (Urban Bird Treaty Coordinator), Carrie.Clingan@nfwf.org (NFWF POC), or me if you have any questions.

 

Thank you,

 

 

 

To join the event as an attendee
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1. Go to https://doilearn2.webex.com/doilearn2/onstage/g.php?MTID=ec5b985b2fae7a3caea41572e94b2f27b
2. Click “Join Now”.

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To join the audio conference only
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To receive a call back, provide your phone number when you join the event, or call the number below and enter the access code.
US Toll: +1-415-527-5035
Access code: 902 050 593

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For assistance
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To contact your host, NCTC Webex Host 9, send a message to nctc_webex9@fws.gov

Feb
1
Fri
Proposals due for the 2019 Healthy Watersheds Consortium Grant Program
Feb 1 all-day

2019 Healthy Watersheds Consortium Grant Program
Funding is available through a partnership of the U.S. Endowment for Forestry & Communities, the Environmental Protection Agency, and the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service to accelerate strategic protection of healthy, freshwater ecosystems and their watersheds. Up to $1.2 million is available. Proposals are due February 1, 2019

See also CT DEEP watershed management grants webpage.

Mar
15
Fri
Long Island Sound Research Conference @ Danfords Hotel, Marina and Spa
Mar 15 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

2019 Long Island Sound Conference

March 15, 2019
8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Danfords Hotel, Marina and Spa
25 E. Broadway
Port Jefferson, 11777
Register By
March 1, 2019 11:59 PM
Apr
5
Fri
2019 CT Volunteer Water Monitoring Conference @ Three Rivers Community College
Apr 5 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm

Save the date!

2019 CT Volunteer Water Monitoring Conference

Contact

Meghan Lally

Monitoring Group
Bureau of Water Protection & Land Reuse
Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
79 Elm Street, Hartford, CT 06106-5127
Office: 860.424.3061 |Lab: 860.424.3028

Jan
24
Thu
“What Lies Upstream” Film Screening and Discussion @ New Milford Public Library
Jan 24 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Please join Sierra Club Connecticut for a film screening and discussion of “What Lies Upstream” on Thursday, January 24, 2019 at 5:30 pm at the New Milford Public Library, 24 Main Street, New Milford.  Light refreshments will be served at 5:30 pm; discussion and film will begin at 6 pm.  RSVP HERE.

“What Lies Upstream” is described as a chilling documentary about water contamination.  Water expert Marc Cohen will provide a preview the content of the film as it affects Connecticut.  Following a 13 year career at Atlantic States Rural Water and Wastewater Association, Cohen now advises in the areas of drinking water protection, watershed management, land use planning, natural resource planning, GIS, project management and environmental outreach.

Jan
25
Fri
Legal Issues in the Age of Climate Adaptation III: Road Flooding Workshop @ Middlesex County Extension Center
Jan 25 @ 9:00 am – 2:30 pm
January 25th – Legal Issues in the Age of Climate Adaptation III: Road Flooding Workshop
9:00am – 2:30pm

Middlesex County Extension Center (1066 Saybrook Rd., Haddam, CT)

Register by January 18th

The Climate Adaptation Academy, which is a partnership of Connecticut Sea Grant and UConn’s Center for Land Use Education and Research (CLEAR), is hosting a new workshop in January. Building on two previous Legal Issues in the Age of Climate Adaptation workshops, this session will focus on the legal and physical challenges municipalities are facing due to road flooding from extreme high tides and sea level rise.

Jan
31
Thu
RFP for the 2019 NFWF Five Star and Urban Waters Restoration Grants
Jan 31 @ 3:30 pm – 3:30 pm

This is a reminder about the WebEx webinar on the request for proposals (RFP) for the 2019 NFWF Five Star and Urban Waters Restoration Grants on December 10, 2 pm ET. We will answer questions about the FWS requirements of the grant process in this webinar. Please see the information below to find out how to join the WebEx conference.

 

For more information on the NFWF Five Star and Urban Waters Restoration Grants.  Here is a direct link to the application process: https://www.nfwf.org/fivestar/Pages/2019rfp.aspx. Proposals are due January 31st.

 

This Monday’s webinar will not go in as much depth about the application procedure, as that was covered in a previous NFWF webinar in November. However, you an get a recording of that webinar if you look at ‘Application Information’ on www.nfwf.org/fivestar.

 

We would like to get as many applications as possible to fund the best projects that meet the Urban Wildlife Conservation Program Standards of Excellence. Please share this information far and wide to any Service employee or partner that is working on engaging in new and underrepresented communities!

 

Contact Roxanne Bogart (Urban Bird Treaty Coordinator), Carrie.Clingan@nfwf.org (NFWF POC), or me if you have any questions.

 

Thank you,

 

 

 

To join the event as an attendee
——————————————————-
1. Go to https://doilearn2.webex.com/doilearn2/onstage/g.php?MTID=ec5b985b2fae7a3caea41572e94b2f27b
2. Click “Join Now”.

——————————————————-
To join the audio conference only
——————————————————-
To receive a call back, provide your phone number when you join the event, or call the number below and enter the access code.
US Toll: +1-415-527-5035
Access code: 902 050 593

——————————————————-
For assistance
——————————————————-
To contact your host, NCTC Webex Host 9, send a message to nctc_webex9@fws.gov

Feb
1
Fri
Proposals due for the 2019 Healthy Watersheds Consortium Grant Program
Feb 1 all-day

2019 Healthy Watersheds Consortium Grant Program
Funding is available through a partnership of the U.S. Endowment for Forestry & Communities, the Environmental Protection Agency, and the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service to accelerate strategic protection of healthy, freshwater ecosystems and their watersheds. Up to $1.2 million is available. Proposals are due February 1, 2019

See also CT DEEP watershed management grants webpage.

Mar
15
Fri
Long Island Sound Research Conference @ Danfords Hotel, Marina and Spa
Mar 15 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

2019 Long Island Sound Conference

March 15, 2019
8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Danfords Hotel, Marina and Spa
25 E. Broadway
Port Jefferson, 11777
Register By
March 1, 2019 11:59 PM
Apr
5
Fri
2019 CT Volunteer Water Monitoring Conference @ Three Rivers Community College
Apr 5 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm

Save the date!

2019 CT Volunteer Water Monitoring Conference

Contact

Meghan Lally

Monitoring Group
Bureau of Water Protection & Land Reuse
Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
79 Elm Street, Hartford, CT 06106-5127
Office: 860.424.3061 |Lab: 860.424.3028