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!

Powerpoints are available.  Click on a session and scroll down to the attached files. 

Watch the sessions on YouTube

Here’s the full program


Laura Vernon

Utah Department of Natural Resources
Land Use Planner
Salt Lake City, UT
Ms. Vernon, Land Use Planner and the Forest Legacy Coordinator for the Utah Division of Forestry, Fire & State Lands. Over the last 15 years, Laura Burch Vernon has worked with federal, state, and local governments and industry leaders on contemporary planning and environmental policy issues in the West. Her education and professional experience focuses on land use planning, public involvement, socioeconomic analysis, project management, and technical writing. Laura received her Master of Public Administration from the University of Utah in 2003. She served as the project manager for the Forestry, Fire & State Land's Great Salt Lake Management Plan, and is currently overseeing completion of the Jordan River Comprehensive Management Plan and the Integrated Water Resources Management Model.