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Event Detail Information

Event Detail Information

Date Oct 1, 2013 - Oct 3, 2013
Time All Day
Location Peoria, Illinois; Four Points by Sheraton
Sponsor Various, please see the website for more information.
Contact Michelle Chappell
Phone 217-244-7662
Event type Conference
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"Working Locally-Reaching Globally" is the theme for the 2013 Illinois River Conference. The conference offers a look at the river system, projects and programs to protect it, and the role it plays on a global scale.

The Illinois River Conference offers opportunities to gain new information and network with a variety of resource professionals, scientists and river enthusiasts. Sessions will address infrastructure needs and beneficial uses of sediment, local community and agricultural actions to protect river resources, watershed history, wildlife habitat, river science and more, offering perspectives on regional and global impacts of the Illinois River system. See exhibits by several different organizations; take a river boat cruise, and experience the interactive digital technologies open house.

http://www.conferences.uiuc.edu/conferences/conference.asp?ID=413