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Upcoming workshop to focus on water

Thursday, March 17, 2011

TERRE HAUTE -- A workshop covering the state of Indiana's water has been scheduled to take place from 6-9 p.m., Tuesday, April 26.

"How Healthy is Indiana's Water," will cover several topics. It has been designated as a free educational forum on nutrients and water quality problems and how to solve.

The event will take place at Dobbs Park Nature Center, 5170 E. Poplar St., Terre Haute.

Those interested in attending are asked to RSVP online by Tuesday, April 19, at www.indianawildlife.org.

The event is sponsored by the Indiana Wildlife Federation.

The meeting's agenda will cover a wide range of topics, including watershed basics, watershed research, the lower Eel River watershed: A focus on Nutrients and water quality, alternatives uses of algae and strategies for developing and implementing conservation practices.

Featured speakers include Indiana Wildlife Federation representative Marija Watson, Vermillion County Soil and Water Conservation District representative Sherry Whetstone, DePauw University's Dina Leech, Clay County Soil and Water Conservation District representative David Schroer, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology professors Mitch Braddock and Peter Coppinger, and West Central Indiana Watershed Alliance/Sullivan County Soil and Water Conservation District representative Lisa Holscher.

For more information, contact the federation at info@indianawildlife.org, or call 1-3176-875-9453.

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