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Welcome to the EVENT SCHEDULE & DIRECTORY for the 10th Annual Salt Lake County Watershed Symposium
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Congratulations to Carl Adams of DWQ. He was nominated by peers, and celebrated with peers, as the 2016 Watershed Steward of the Year!

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Wednesday, November 16 • 11:30am - 11:55am
The Great Salt Lake: Water Not Wasted

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The Great Salt Lake: Water Not Wasted
This presentation covers a variety of important issues surrounding Great Salt Lake and the water that feeds it. It covers the purpose of the Great Salt Lake Ecosystem Program (GSLEP) and demonstrates how we accomplish managing and conserving the avian and aquatic communities of Great Salt Lake. Participants in this talk can expect to learn about the brine shrimp harvest industry and how it is managed by GSLEP. They will learn about the life history of brine shrimp and why they are so important. Participants will also learn about how the millions of birds, people that use the lake for recreation, industries and quality of life in the Salt Lake valley will be affected by lowering lake levels. They will learn about the watershed and why it is very important to continue to allow water to reach Great Salt Lake.

Moderators
avatar for Joe Donaldson

Joe Donaldson

Sr. Landscape Architect/ Environmental Planner, Ecology & Environment, Inc.
Environmental consulting in public and private sectors for projects throughout the western U.S. Projects have included planning and design for flood control, groundwater recharge, reservoirs, stream corridors, wildlife refuges, and recreation and open space areas and have involved ecological restoration, recreation planning, public use management, visual impact assessment, natural resource planning and management, endangered species protection... Read More →

Speakers
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Ashley Kijowski

Wildlife Biologist II, Utah Division of Wildlife Resources
I am a Wildlife Biologist at the Great Salt Lake Ecosystem Program (GSLEP) within the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources (UDWR). Here my duties are to develop research questions, prepare study design and conduct research in regards to the Great Salt Lake ecosystem. At GSLEP, we focus on managing the commercial brine shrimp fishery to ensure parity among harvesters and control the harvest to make certain the ecosystem needs are met. I began... Read More →



Wednesday November 16, 2016 11:30am - 11:55am
2_Utah Cultural Celebration Center: GALLERY 1355 W 3100 S, West Valley City UT 84119

Attendees (35)