Bright Lights, Queen City SSS 2017

Cincinnati, Ohio
Sunday, July 16, 2017
Bright Lights, Queen City SSS 2017
Sunday, July 16, 2017 11:00 AM -
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 3:00 PM (EST)

Kingsgate Marriott Conference Center at the Univer
1-800-228-9290
151 Goodman Street
Cincinnati, Ohio 45219
United States

Map and Directions
SSS Agenda

SUNDAY, JULY 16TH

11:00am – 7:00pm Registration
 
11:45am Bus Departure for ballgame

1:30pm Reds Baseball, Great American Park *ticket required

7:30pm Auxiliary Memorial Celebration and Live Auction, light refreshments served "Tastes of Cincinnati"

7:30pm Children's Party

MONDAY, JULY 17th

6:30am -- 9:30am Breakfast in Hotel Restaurant, Voucher is included with registration
 
7:00am – 12:00pm  Registration

7:00am -- 8:45am  Director's Meeting

8:30am -- 3:30pm Youth Tour:  Cincinnati Nature Center

9:00am – 3:00pm Administrative Assistant Development Program

8:45am – 9:15am Auxiliary Meeting
9:30am – 3:00pm Auxiliary Tour:  Rookwood Pottery, President William Howard Taft House, Jungle Jim's

9:00am – 10:45am General Session
  • Agency Updates
  • "Pollinator Habitat Efforts Statewide", featuring Marci Lininger, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service and Joel Hunt, Ohio Department of Transportation

11:00am – Noon:  WORKSHOP SESSIONS I
  • PRECISION AG – JOHN FULTON, OSU
  • USING IMAGERY TO MAKE NUTRIENT MANAGEMENT DECISION
  • ASIAN LONG HORNED BEETLE – APHIS QUARANTINE AND CLEARING IN CLERMONT COUNTY
  • OHIO RIVER WATER QUALITY - ORSANCO
  • HARMFUL ALGAL BLOOMS – DR. CHRIS WINSLOW, STONE LAB 
12:00pm – 1:30pm LUNCH

1:30pm:  Ohio Soil and Water Conservation Commission

1:30pm – 2:30pm:   WORKSHOP SESSIONS II
  • POLLINATOR INITIATIVES – PAM SIMMONS AND MERCER SWCD
  • PRECISION AG – JOHN FULTON
  • ZERO WASTE AND WATER QUALITY – MILLER BREWERY AND CINCINNATI ZOO
  • EAST FORK WATERSHED EFFORTS – CLERMONT SWCD
  • HABS – DR. CHRIS WINSLOW 
2:45pm – 3:45pm:  WORKSHOP SESSIONS III
  • SWIMS REPLACEMENT - ODA
  • ODA AGRICULTURE POLLUTION ABATEMENT UPDATES - MATT LANE, ODA, DSWC
  • OHIO RIVER COMMERCE – COMMODITY GROUPS
  • GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE – BAYER BECKER
  • TBA
5:00pm – 5:30pm:  LOAD BUSES & TRAVEL: 
  • Paul Brown Stadium, Home of the Cincinnati Bengals for a special Stadium Tour and Dinner with a special guest speaker highlighting recycling and conservation stewardship efforts *ticket required
  • BB Riverboat Dinner and Cruise with guest speaker from ORSANCO highlighting water quality initiatives *ticket required
 
TUESDAY, JULY 18TH:  Touring the "Gems" of the Area!

6:30am -- 9:30am  Breakfast in Hotel Restaurant, Voucher included with registration
 
7:45am - 2:00pm:  EMERALD TOUR, Hosted by Warren SWCD.  This tour consists of the Greenacres Foundation, Little Miami Conservancy and Valley Vineyards.  *A PLANNED LUNCH IS PROVIDED

7:45am – 2:00pm:  RUBY TOUR, Hosted by Butler SWCD.  This tour consists of a tour to Rumpke, Fernald Preserve, Niederman Farms and the SWCD Office. *A PLANNED LUNCH IS PROVIDED

7:45am – 2:00pm:  AMETHYST  TOUR, Hosted by Clermont SWCD.  This tour consists of Valley View Foundation, Shor Park, O'Bannon Creek Vineyards and a CIG Project!  *A PLANNED LUNCH IS PROVIDED.

7:45am – 2:00pm:  CRYSTAL TOUR, Hosted by Hamilton SWCD.  This is a tour of Homeadow Song Farm, an 80- acre Hydroponic Facility, Diehl Park, MSD Enhanced High Rate Treatment Facility and Findlay Market.  


 

Contact Information

  • For questions for the OFSWCD, call 614-784-1900.  For hotel reservations call the Kingsgate Marriott directly.

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