Red Cedar Watershed Conference

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Red Cedar Watershed Conference

12th Annual Conference
Thursday, March 14, 2024
8:30 am - 4:00 pm 

Hosted by the Red Cedar Watershed Conference Committee

Memorial Student Center
University of Wisconsin-Stout
Menomonie, Wisconsin

Do you farm? Do you live in town? Do you manage residential, commercial or public property? Do you enjoy fishing, swimming, boating, hiking, canoeing? Do you think the economic and environmental health of this beautiful region is important?

Event Highlights:

  • Farm, city and waterfront success stories — profitable land management for clean water
  • Solutions to the serious problem that plagues our lakes and rivers — runoff pollution
  • A great networking opportunity for all citizens at an important event 
Conference Fees
Early Bird Registration fee through March 9: $35.00 per person
Registration fee day of event: $45.00 per person
Student registration fee: $20.00 per person
At-a-Glance Schedule

2023 Schedule

Registration and Check-in Memorial Student Center, UW-Stout
Parking is located at Dunn County Fairgrounds with continual bussing for guests.
7:30 - 8:30 AM

Welcome & Introduction 
8:30 - 8:45 AM
Keynote - Jim Boulter
8:45 - 9:45 AM
Break & Exhibitor Time
9:45 - 10:15 AM

Morning Breakout Sessions (3)
10:15 - 11:05 AM

Lunch & Exhibitor Time
11:05 - 12:05 PM

Keynote - Rick Clark
12:05 - 1:05 PM

Break & Exhibitor Time  
1:05 - 1:40 PM

Afternoon Breakout Sessions (3)
1:40 - 2:30 PM
Break & Exhibitor Time
2:30 - 2:45 PM

Keynote - Chad Pegracke
2:45 - 3:45 PM

Conference Wrap-up & Closing Remarks - Dick Lamers
3:45 - 4:00 PM

2023 Planning Committee
Dick Lamers
Randy Eide, Director of Public Works,
City of Menomonie - Retired
Rebecca Thacker,
Outreach Program Manager,
Professional Education Programs, UW-Stout
Michael Engleson,
Executive Director,
Wisconsin Lakes
Alex Smith, Water Resources Mgmt Specialist,
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR)
Buzz Sorge, Lake Management Planner,
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) - Retired
Chase Cummings, County Conservationist,
Dunn County
Dale Hanson, Land Conservation Director,
Barron County - Retired
Daniel Zerr, Natural Resource Educator
Megen Hines, Environmental Program Coordinator,
City of Menomonie
M. Paul Verdon, Science Instructor,
School District of the Menomonie Area
Tina Lee, Professor of Anthropology,
University of Wisconsin-Stout
Tom Quinn, Executive Director,
Wisconsin Farmers Union - Retired

2023 Sponsors & Exhibitors

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2023 Sessions & Presenters

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