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Call for papers: 2010 Land Grant and Sea Grant National Water Conference

The 2010 Land Grant and Sea Grant National Water Conference will be held Feb. 21-25, 2010, in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina.

Proposals for workshops and symposia are due July 15 and proposals for oral and poster presentations are due Sep. 15.

The conference will include presentations on the following topics: agricultural best management practices, rural and coastal environmental protection, conservation and resource management, watershed assessment and restoration, human dimensions of water resources. Additionally, 150-200 posters and exhibits will highlight results on research, education and extension programs addressing water quality and quantity issues locally, regionally and nationally. The conference will also include tours providing exposure to water resource management experiences on the Southeast Atlantic Coast.

The National Water Conference provides opportunities for water scientists, engineers, educators and managers to share knowledge and ideas, to identify and update emerging issues, and to network with leading researchers, educators and innovators from academia, government and the private sector. The conference is hosted by a team of educators from Land Grant and Sea Grant institutions around the nation in cooperation with national program leaders from the U.S. Department of Agriculture and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

For more information, visit the conference Web site.

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