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Sportsmen’s Forum

December 15, 2017, 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM EST
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Sportsmen’s Forum

December 15, 2017 , 8:30 AM 5:00 PM EST

Friday, December 15
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Millport Conservancy, 737 East Millport Road, Lititz, PA 17543

Join us for the first ever Sportsmen Forum! Conservation organizations, watershed groups, hunting and fishing groups, and other sportsmen groups are coming together for a day of collaboration with the common goal of healthy lands, habitats, and waters.

Registration

Registration is free and includes lunch.

Agenda

8:30 – 9:15
Registration and Coffee

9:15 – 9:30
Welcome and Introductions
Jenna Mitchell, Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay

9:30 – 10:30
Keynote, The Big Picture
Amy Wolfe, Pennsylvania Trout Unlimited
Roger Rohrer, Local Lancaster Farmer

10:30 – 10:45
Break

10:45 – 12:00
Project Success Panel

12:00 – 12:45
Lunch

12:45 – 1:30
Restoration Project Tour led by Greg Wilson

1:30 – 1:45
Welcome from Mayor Lutz

1:45 – 2:15
Dan Zimmerman

2:15 – 3:15
Restoration for Water and Wildlife
Melinda Daniels, Ph.D, Stroud Water Research Center – Large wood placement restoration work
Ryan Davis, Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay – The benefits of pollinators, native plants, and riparian buffers

3:15 – 3:45
How to Get Folks from 4 to 94 to Talk About Riparian Buffers
Alicia Trexler, Western Pennsylvania Conservancy

3:45 – 4:30
Opportunities/Resources
NFWF, Local funding, PA’s CREP program, Phase 3 WIP

4:30 – 5:00
Wrap Up

5:00 – 6:30
Happy Hour Networking

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December 15, 2017
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8:30 AM – 5:00 PM EST
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Give the Gift of Fresh Water

As you give thanks for the gifts in your life, we invite you to give the gift of water. Clean drinking water, good health, happy trout, productive soil, clean air, the simple joys of swimming, boating, fishing — our healthy freshwater ecosystems make these and so many other things possible.

Your donation today will help preserve and protect
the future of fresh water.