California-Nevada Chapter SWCS


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CA-NV SWCS 2017 Annual Conference: Preparing for Extreme Water Conditions

Renaissance Reno Downtown Hotel, One South Lake Street, Reno, NV 89501

Thursday, October 19, 2017 8:00 AM until Friday, October 20, 2017 5:30 PM

This conference will examine what it takes to prepare and manage for extremely low water availability as well as excessive runoff from the perspectives of municipal infrastructure, agriculture production, and riparian habitat maintenance and restoration. 

Schedule: 10/19 will consist of a field tour on a chartered bus that will begin at the outlet of Lake Tahoe and end in Fallon, NV, looking at various issues related to drought and flooding along the Truckee River. The field tour will be followed up with an informal networking event.

10/20 will consist of a series of invited speakers addressing water-related planning issues pertinent to both California and Nevada, a juried student poster session, and a brief Chapter Awards ceremony.

Total Attendance: This event is limited to 50 people, so register early to make sure you don't miss out. Student Tickets: A limited number of discounted student member tickets will be available.

Please email to learn more about how to receive this discount.

Accommodations: We have blocked out a small number of rooms at the Renaissance for the government per diem rate ($102) and a discounted general rate ($119). Please book your rooms early to take advantage of this discount.


We are limiting this year's conference to 50 attendees. Make sure you grab a seat by registering early! Click here to claim your spot.


To be awarded before the Fall Semester/Quarter of the 2018-19 school year to an undergraduate student interested in soil and water conservation who plans to pursue a career in soil and water resources.




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