March 7-8, 2018:  Rainy River Community College, International Falls, Minnesota

Overview: Professional symposium for researchers and resource managers working in the Rainy-Lake of the Woods Watershed.

Themes: Climate change, nutrients & algae, invasive species, paleolimnology, fisheries, and new techniques — advances in monitoring, remote sensing, modeling, data management and visualization.

Abstract Deadline:  January 12, 2018.  Please submit the following to Todd Sellers, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  • Presenter Information: Name, Research Organization or Agency, Mailing Address, Telephone, Email, Brief Bio.
  • Submittal Information: Author(s), Presentation or Poster, Title, Abstract, Location of study (i.e., lake name, river name, or GPS coordinate etc.)

Conference details are available on the Foundation's website www.lowwsf.com/watershed-forum.

For now, please reserve the dates, plan to attend and get your abstracts in early!

For More Information, contact:

  • Todd Sellers (866) 370-8891 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

2018 Organizing Committee:

  • Todd Sellers, Lake of the Woods Water Sustainability Foundation
  • Nolan Baratono, Watershed Ecology
  • Andrew Paterson, Ontario Ministry of Environment and Climate Change
  • Matt Julius, Minnesota St. Cloud State University
  • Kelli Saunders, Lake of the Woods Water Sustainability Foundation
  • Ryan Maki, Voyageurs National Park
  • Tim Pascoe, Environment Canada
  • Jesse Anderson, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
  • Kelly Sjerven, Rainy River Community College
  • Anna DeSellas, Ontario Ministry of Environment and Climate Change

2018 Forum Sponsors
To become a Forum Sponsor, contact Todd Sellers, Lake of the Woods Water Sustainability Foundation This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or toll free: 866-370-8891.

Thanks to our 2018 sponsors to date:

  • Voyageurs National Park - NPS
  • Lake of the Woods District Property Owners Association
  • Rainy River Community College
  • Dorset Environmental Sciences Centre (Ontario Ministry of Environment & Climate Change)
  • Lake of the Woods Water Sustainability Foundation

Proceedings of the Previous Forums

Available at: www.lowwsf.com/forum-proceedings

Please pass this announcement and call for papers on to others who may be interested in attending or presenting at the Forum.

I hope to see you at the 15th International Rainy-Lake of the Woods Watershed Forum, March 7-8, 2018 in International Falls!

Todd Sellers
Executive Director
Lake of the Woods Water Sustainability Foundation
(866) 370-8891 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.