[Coral-List] Register Today for the 10th Virgin Islands Nonpoint Source Pollution Conference!

Heather Hitt heatherhitt82 at gmail.com
Fri Mar 26 08:45:31 EDT 2010


You are cordially invited to participate in the *10th Virgin Islands
Nonpoint Source Pollution Conference* to be held May 6-7, 2010, at the
Wyndham Sugar Bay Resort & Spa in Estate Smith Bay, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin
Islands. This year's conference theme is *"Changing Direction & Directing
Change: Solutions **2** Nonpoint Pollution."*

The V.I. Nonpoint Source Conference is a two-day conference, consisting of a
morning plenary session featuring special Keynote Speaker *Ms. Trika Gerard,
Marine Ecologist, NOAA-NMFS/SEFSC*, a Youth Session, Luncheon with tentative
special speaker *Judith Enck, EPA Region 2 Administrator*, and afternoon
concurrent presentation sessions and certification training workshops on
Thursday, May 6. Concurrent presentation sessions and certification training
workshops will also be held all day Friday, May 7. Conference presentations
will focus on implementing and/or adapting environmentally-friendly
practices to reduce or prevent pollution of terrestrial and marine
environments in the Caribbean region.

Please visit www.usvircd.org/NPS/ **to register for this informative &
important Conference!

For Hotel Room Reservations, please contact the Wyndham directly – Special
room rates of $170 per room per night plus taxes & fees (~$195.00 total,
single or double) have been arranged for this event. You must identify
yourself as a member of the *NONPOINT SOURCE POLLUTION CONFERENCE* to
receive special room rates, and make Reservations either by calling
1-800-927-7100 or 340-777-7100, or by email to  jjames at wyndham.com, before
the *April 2, 2010 Deadline*. Additional information about the Wyndham Sugar
Bay Resort & Spa can be found at www.sugarbaywyndham.com. All Hotel Room
Cancellations are subject to a one-night penalty charge (room + taxes).

Conference Registrations received after *April 2, 2010 **will be
charged a**LATE Registration fee
*. More Conference information (abstract submission and conference
registration forms, deadlines, hotel & program information) can be
found online at: www.usvircd.org/NPS/. Please also forward this announcement
to anyone you think may be interested in participating.

We hope to see you in St. Thomas in May!


Julie Wright

Conference Planning Committee member

check www.usvircd.org/NPS/ regularly for conference updates!

*"We abuse land because we regard it as a commodity belonging to us.**
When we see land as a community to which we belong, we may begin to use it
with love and respect."
Aldo Leopold, Sand County Almanac.*

Julie Wright
RC&D Coordinator
USDA-NRCS St. Croix Field Office
5030 Anchor Way, Suite 2
Gallows Bay
Christiansted, VI 00820-4692
Phone: 340-692-9632 x107
Fax: 340-692-9607
Visit V.I. RC&D online at: www.usvircd.org

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