[Coral-List] 9th Virgin Islands Nonpoint Source Pollution Conference

Elizabeth Ban elizabeth.ban at aya.yale.edu
Thu Oct 27 13:50:08 EDT 2005

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You are cordially invited to participate in the 9th Virgin Islands Nonpoint Source Pollution Conference to be held November 28-30, 2005 at the Westin St. John Resort & Villas, St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands. This year's conference theme is "Preventing Pollution in the Caribbean: Reshaping Our Communities for the Future."
The following are the topics that will be addressed at the conference: 

   Watershed Management (TMDLs, Characterization, Planning / Protection, Permitting, etc.) 
   Coastal Management (Marinas, Recreational Boating, Marine Parks / Protected Areas, Planning / Protection, Permitting,etc.) 
   Government Initiatives (Model Ordinances, Land Preservation Mechanisms, Riparian / Watershed / Wetland Restoration, etc.) 
   Low-Impact Development / Best Management Practices (Sediment & Erosion Control, Stormwater Control, Alternative OSDS, Better Site Design, etc.) 
   Land Use / Island Planning (Smart Growth, Development Impacts on the Environment, Innovative Municipal Wastewater Treatment, Critical Area Protection (guts, wetlands, etc.) 
   NPS Education & Outreach (Youth Education, Adult Education & Outreach, Success Stories / Impact Evaluation, etc.) 
The deadline for Early Conference Registration is November 14, 2005. 
More Conference information (conference registration forms, deadlines, hotel & program information) can be found online at: http://www.usvircd.org/NPSconfhtml.  
For more information or to register, please call Vanessa Peter or Maren Branch at 340-773-1082

Elizabeth Ban

Marine Advisor
Virgin Islands Marine Advisory Service
Center for Marine & Environmental Studies
University of the Virgin Islands
No. 2 John Brewer's Bay
St. Thomas, VI 00802-9990

340-693-1392 (p)
340-693-1395 (f)
eban at uvi.edu

Elizabeth Ban 
elizabeth.ban at aya.yale.edu

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