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MuniCon 2021 Virtual Conference

April 5 – April 8

The goal of this conference is to provide the Washington municipal stormwater community an opportunity to communicate, coordinate, and exchange approaches and tools for addressing priority issues and challenges faced by municipal stormwater permitees in Eastern and Western Washington.  MuniCon 2021 is scheduled for April 5-8, 2021 as an on-line conference. Student/State Agency/Government/Stormwater Member/Permittee Price – $50 Consultant Price – $100 REGISTER HERE Interested in becoming a sponsor? Contact Alyssa Herandy, WSU Professional Education (253) 445-4631 to discuss how you…

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Northwest Climate Conference

April 6 – April 8

The NW Climate Conference brings together more than 500 researchers and practitioners from around the region to discuss scientific results, challenges and solutions related to the impacts of climate on people, natural resources, and infrastructure in the Northwest. The conference also provides a forum for presenting emerging policy and management goals, as well as information needs related to regional climate impacts and adaptation. Conference participants include policy- and decision-makers, resource managers, and scientists from academia, public agencies, sovereign tribal nations, non-governmental…

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SCIENCE TALK ’21 – Annual Science Communication Conference – “Resilience”

March 24-26, 2021

A gathering of like-minded individuals who are passionate about science and science communication. This conference helps scientists and science communicators improve their skills to increase the impact of science in society. Our members belong to some of the premiere science agencies, academic institutions, news outlets, and communication organizations in the country. We have decades of experience in how to reach different audiences and share our stories…why science matters.

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ACADEMIC SHOWCASE: Forum for sharing research with the WSU community

Academic Showcase is a poster session that lets you share your recent original research, scholarship, and/or creative work with the WSU academic community. The event highlights interdisciplinary collaboration.

Share your research, scholarship, or creative work with the WSU academic community at Academic Showcase. This annual poster session will be held online from Monday, March 22 through Thursday, March 25.

Each year, Academic Showcase features the outstanding work of our faculty, staff, and graduate/professional students from all disciplines, campuses, and Extension offices. It is a wonderful opportunity to participate in the weeklong event known as Showcase, a celebration of WSU’s academic excellence.

This year Academic Showcase will take place completely online. As a participant, you will share your work through a digital poster and, if you choose, a video presentation. Interactivity will remain a hallmark of the event. Visitors browsing the Academic Showcase presentations may leave comments for you and schedule calls on Zoom to chat about your work.

To participate, please submit an abstract of your work along with your presentation by Tuesday, March 16. As you prepare, ensure that you read the submission guidelines. If you have questions regarding Academic Showcase or abstract submission requirements, please feel free to contact us at

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: 2021 UCOWR/NIWR Annual Water Resources Conference

June 8-10, 2021

The conference planning committee is pleased to invite abstract submissions for the 2021 UCOWR/NIWR (Virtual) Water Resources Conference. Gaps in projected water supply and demand, declining water quality, increased food and energy needs, and a changing climate highlight the numerous water challenges facing society and water resources professionals. UCOWR and NIWR invite you to join leading researchers, educators, water managers, students, and other professionals from across the country and world to join the dialogue as we seek to develop solutions to complex water resources challenges and explore bridges between science and policy. We call your attention to a special focus on Water and Social-Environmental Justice and especially encourage abstracts on this timely and critical topic.

Update: Submissions due Feb 21, 2021

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CheEREO! – Save the Date 

Please mark your calendars for Thursday, Feb 25 at 3pm– our first CheEREO! event.  CheEREO! is your monthly opportunity to meet other CEREO affiliates.  Come to our virtual space to take a break from the grind- you can chat with other affiliates, hear about what CEREO has brewing, or join in on informal discussions about interdisciplinary, environmental topics and ideas.  We hope to see you there!

The 4th Thursday of each month @3pm.

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2021 PNW Water Research Symposium

The Pacific Northwest Water Research Symposium, hosted by the Oregon State University Hydrophiles, is a two-day, student-centric conference highlighting outstanding student research in the fields of water resources science, engineering, and policy. This year the conference will be held virtually April 12-13th, 2021. The conference aims to connect individuals, build skills, and share knowledge between students, university faculty, staff, and professionals. This symposium brings students from Oregon, Washington, Idaho, and beyond to present their proposed, ongoing, or completed research.


Current graduate and undergraduate students conducting freshwater-related research in any field (science, policy, engineering, etc.) are invited for presentations. This conference is open to anyone to attend. There is no cost to present or attend. The Symposium provides an invaluable opportunity for the exchange of ideas among students, university faculty, professionals working in water resources, and the surrounding community.

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Toxics in Puget Sound Workshop

9am-4:30pm on Friday, February 5th to hear updates about monitoring, research and emerging science from the Puget Sound.

The Stormwater Strategic Initiative Lead (SIL), part of the Puget Sound recovery community, is hosting this workshop.   Many thanks to our standing advisory team (SIAT) and planning team for their contributions. The workshop is designed to identify red flag monitoring for action oriented solutions/strategies.

The February 5th Workshop day will focus on science only and will address PCBs, PAHs, PBDEs and CECs, among other toxics.  We will be emphasizing emerging science and the discussion will address sources, pathways and impacts.

The February 26th workshop- Part II- will address some of the pressing issues associated with our Toxics in Fish Implementation Strategy while providing broader context regarding prevention, human health and a wide range of contaminants and toxics.

Zoom link will be sent upon registration. The final agenda will be sent before the event.

Register here.

Thank you to our funder, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

CheEREO! – Save the Date Jan 28, 3pm

ChEREO! – Save the Date 

Please mark your calendars for Thursday, Jan 28th at 3pm– our first CheEREO! event.  CheEREO! is your monthly opportunity to meet other CEREO affiliates.  Come to our virtual space to take a break from the grind- you can chat with other affiliates, hear about what CEREO has brewing, or join in on informal discussions about interdisciplinary, environmental topics and ideas.  We hope to see you there!