Farmland Drainage and the Environment Conference II

Join us for the second annual Farmland Drainage and the Environment Conference. This year’s virtual conference will address the theme of farmland drainage effects to water and our environment. Stay tuned with updates on Citizen’s Environmental Alliance Facebook Page.  DECEMBER SESSIONS:Monday, December 7thAn Introduction and Update to Farmland Drainage in SaskatchewanJeff Olson, Managing Director, Citizens Environmental AllianceRegister Here Tuesday, December 8thRegulatory Framework underlying wetland drainage in Saskatchewan. A case study using the Quill Lakes and Peatland HarvestingPatricia Farnese, Associate Professor, University of SaskatchewanRegister Here Wednesday, December 9thMercury cycling in flooded systems: The basis of concern with wetland drainageDr. Britt Hall, Associate Professor, University of ReginaRegister Here Thursday, December 10thSource of Nutrients and their impacts to water quality in the Qu’Appelle River WatershedAlice Davis, Watershed Manager, Lower Qu’Appelle Watershed StewardsRegister Here Friday, December 11thFarmland Drainage Hydrology: More than the draining of wetlandsBob Halliday, Professional Engineer, Halliday & AssociatesRegister Here  JANUARY SESSIONS:Monday, January 11thQuantifying Carbon Sequestration in Wetlands and the Impact from Farmland DrainageMurray Hidlebaugh, National Farmers UnionRegister Here Tuesday, January 12thThe Indigenous Views of Farmland Drainage ImpactsHeather Bear, Fourth Vice-Chief, Federation of Sovereign Indigenous NationsRegister Here Wednesday January 13thBush, Sloughs, and Grass: Making Room for WildnessTrevor Herriot, Public Pastures – Public InterestRegister Here Thursday, January 14thWetland drainage and its impacts on biodiversity in the prairie and parkland region of CanadaDr. Kiel Drake, Prairies Director, Birds CanadaRegister Here Friday, January 15thWhat Makes An Environmental Effect Cumulative? Dr. Jill A.E. Blakley, Associate Professor, University of SaskatchewanRegister Here Conference Partners: