|Western Wetland Conference|
The Western Wetland Conference is designed for those who manage, restore, study, or regulate wetlands, and is open to all who value wetlands.
The 2005 Western Wetland Conference was held October 24-26, 2005 at the Marriott Denver West in Denver, Colorado. Sponsors of the Conference were: The Montana Watercourse, The Rocky Mountain Chapter of the Society of Wetland Scientists, and US Environmental Protection Agency - Region 8. This Conference presented opportunities to learn about models and approaches for success, to discuss priorities and successes, and to network with people interested in wetlands throughout the 17 state region.
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The 2007 Western Wetland Conference is now being planned.
EPA Region 10 and Montana Watercourse are working together to sponsor this conference either in Boise or Spokane. Watch this website for information about the next Western Wetland Conference.
To learn about other conferences, workshops and trainings, visit the Related Events page.
Who attended the 2005 conference?
Participants included private, non-profit, academic, and governmental representatives from local, state, tribal and federal government. Anyone with an interest in wetland conservation, protection, and mitigation was welcome to participate. Participants came with a range of perspectives and experiences. Participants from the 17 western state region and beyond participated. For a complete list of conference attendees, please request by contacting Montana Watercourse.
What did participants receive?
Conference participants learned about recent
advances in western wetland science and management, shared project-specific
experiences, and contributed to efforts to identify data gaps and needs
for future research and monitoring. This first of its kind
conference offered unparalleled opportunities to network across sectors
and regions. In addition, all participants have access to electronic
proceedings of the conference,
and have the opportunity
to join a wetland listserve.