Welcome to the official event schedule and directory for the 10th Annual Salt Lake County Watershed Symposium.  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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Tuesday, November 15 • 2:00pm - 2:55pm
Poster Session

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Dedicated poster session where presenters will be on hand to answer questions and discuss their posters. Poster abstracts are available in the event program.


Shoeleh Assemi

President, Imessa Research LLC

Marina Astin

Educator, Tracy Aviary
Marina is an educator at Tracy Aviary. She graduated from Brigham Young University with a B.S. in Biology and a minor in Environmental Science. As an intern at Tracy Aviary she was introduced to environmental education. Marina especially loves working with Tracy Aviary’s Nature... Read More →

Lynette Brooks

Hydrologist, USGS Utah Water Science Center
Lynette Brooks, PE, has a Masters Degree in Civil Engineering and has been a hydrologist with the USGS for 28 years. In that time, she has been part of 10 hydrologic studies of Utah valleys and the Great Basin carbonate and alluvial aquifer system, which covers an area of about 110,000... Read More →

Eddy Cadet

Associate Professor, Utah Valley University
Eddy is an Associate Professor in the Department of Earth Science at UVU. He started at UVU (formerly UVSC) in 1993. Eddy specializes in teaching Introduction to Environmental Health, Occupational Worker Safety, Hazardous Materials and Emergency Response, Hazardous Materials Regulations... Read More →

Cynthia Elliott

Undergraduate Student, Weber State University
Cynthia Elliott is an undergraduate student, studying Geography at Weber State University. Her love for the earth was brought out as a 4th grader in Southern California, when her class went for a week long science field-trip in the mountains to learn about ecosystems. She loves learning... Read More →

Arthur Evensen

Undergraduate Research Assistant, Utah Valley University
Undergraduate research assistant working under the mentorship and supervision of Dr. Eddy Cadet, PhD
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Rachel Gabor

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Utah
Rachel Gabor is a postdoctoral research fellow with iUTAH at the University of Utah. She studies the hydrology and biogeochemistry of watersheds and is currently focused on understanding how urban systems impact water quality.

Andrew Gelderloos

Graduate Student, University of Utah
Andrew Gelderloos is a master’s student studying water resources in the Department of Geology and Geophysics at the University of Utah. His research seeks to understand climate and landscape interactions that influence partitioning of precipitation in seasonally snow dominated watersheds... Read More →

Ramesh Goel

Professor, University of Utah
Dr. Ramesh Goel is a professor at the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at the University of Utah working on the wastewater treatment, surface water quality and treatment.
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Brittany Van Grouw

Graduate Student, University of Utah
Brittany is a Master's student under Dr. Michael Barber at the University of Utah. While finishing her thesis, she is working part time as a Water/Wastewater Engineer at AECOM. She moved out to Utah from the east coast two years ago and is continually enthused with learning more about... Read More →
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Stacy Henderson

iUtah iFellow/Student, iUtah/Salt Lake Community College
Stacy is a Geology major attending SLCC/ Westminster. She plans to get her Bachelor's degree in Geology and Master's degree in Hydrology/Hydrogeology. Over the summer she interned with iUtah in their policy/environment research focus area. She is interested in water use and conservation... Read More →

David Kimberly

Assistant Professor, Westminster College
Dr. David A. Kimberly is an Assistant Professor of Biology at Westminster College. With a background in environmental toxicology, a central goal of his research is to understand the role anthropogenic (human caused) stressors play in shaping components of natural ecosystems. Specifically... Read More →

Mallory Millington

Graduate Student, University of Utah
Mallory Millington is a 2nd year Master's student at the University of Utah. She studies the influence of urban land use and runoff affects water quality in a semi-arid mountain environment.

Michael Navidomskis

Student, University of Utah
Michael (Mickey) Navidomskis is an undergraduate student majoring in Civil Engineering and minoring in Environmental & Sustainability Studies at the University of Utah. He is a research technician who also is conducting independent research on nitrogen dynamics of the Jordan River... Read More →

Alexis Nelson

Student, Westminster College
Alexis Nelson is a Biology/Pre-med student at Westminster College.

Scott Olsen

Imessa Research
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Jennifer Follstad Shah

Assistant Professor, University of Utah
Jennifer Follstad Shah is an Assistant Professor (Lecturer) in the Environmental and Sustainability Studies (ENVST) Program and a Research Assistant Professor in Geography at the University of Utah. She also is an affiliate member of the Global Change and Sustainability Center (GCSC... Read More →

Rose Smith

Research Assistant Professor, University of Utah
I am an ecosystem ecologist, and my research interests include the ways in which human activities and climate change influences ecological function of river corridors. Much of my work focuses on the interaction of urban infrastructure and freshwater ecosystems, specifically focusing... Read More →

Brian Tonetti

Co-Director & Founder, Seven Canyons Trust
Brian Tonetti is the Co-Director, as well as a founder of the Seven Canyons Trust. He is also the Program and Policy Planner at the Jordan River Commission. He graduated from the University of Utah with a BS in Environmental and Sustainability Studies and Urban Planning.

Cora Winters

Student, Westminster College
Cora Winters is a Biology/Pre-vet student at Westminster College

Jake Wood

Undergraduate B.S., Utah Valley University
Undergraduate research assistant working under the mentorship and supervision of Dr. Eddy Cadet, PhD

Annie Young

Educator, Tracy Aviary
Annie Young is an educator at Tracy Aviary. Having studied at the University of Portland, she received her B.A. in International Languages and Culture focusing on Spanish, along with double minors in Biology and Chemistry. She found her passion for environmental education through... Read More →

Tuesday November 15, 2016 2:00pm - 2:55pm MST
Great Hall 1355 W 3100 S, West Valley City UT 84119