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Reclamation Conference

12th Annual Reclamation Conference

Improving Practices and Decisions Through Adaptive Management

Date: December 12, 2019
Time: 7:30 am – 4:00 pm
Location: Ramkota Hotel and Convention Center, Casper, WY

Reclamation Conference attendees can access a special room rate of $75.00/night by booking here.

The 2019 Reclamation Conference is focused on adaptive management. A variety of speakers and panel discussions have been arranged to give attendees a sense of the latest in techniques and technology available in reclamation.

Attendees will receive:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Two Refreshment Breaks
  • Access to presentation slides after the conference, as available

If you wish to pay with a check, please contact the PAW Office at 307.234.5333 to register.

Exhibitors at the Reclamation Conference will receive:

  • One registration to the 2019 Reclamation Conference
  • One 5’x8′ space with a skirted table and chair

Set-up will be available Wednesday, December 11, 2019 after 8:00 pm.

Note – In a change from previous years, exhibitors will be placed in the presentation room and will be able to experience the conference. If additional people would like to attend the conference as a part of a booth a separate conference registration must be completed.

If you wish to pay with a check, please contact the PAW Office at 307.234.5333 to purchase an exhibitor booth.

There are several sponsorship opportunities available for the 2019 Reclamation Conference. Sponsors will be recognized on the PAW website, in the conference program and at the event. Breakfast, lunch and break sponsorship are limited.

If you wish to pay with a check, please contact the PAW Office at 307.234.5333 to sponsor the conference.

For questions about registration, contact Rachel Sanborn at rachel@pawyo.org.

For questions about programming, contact Esther Wagner at esther@pawyo.org.

General Inquiries can be submitted on the PAW Contact page.

Agenda

7:30 – 8:15 AMBreakfast Sponsored by BKS Environmental Associates, Inc.
8:15 – 8:45 AM“WOGCC Update”
Tom Kropatsch, Deputy Supervisor, Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission
8:45 – 9:15 AM“MBTA and ESA Rule Revisions”
Tyler Abbott, Wyoming Field Supervisor, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
9:15 – 9:45 AM “Rare and sensitive species in Wyoming”
Gary Beauvais, Director, UW/Wyoming
Natural Diversity Database
9:45 – 10:15 AMBREAK
10:15 – 10:45 AM“One Steppe and the Role of Data Collection in Adaptive Management”
Nicholas Graf, GIS Research Scientist, Wyoming Geographic Information Science Center (WyGISC)
10:45 – 11:15 AM“Conservation Banks and Exchanges”
Bob Budd, Executive Director, Wyoming Wildlife and Natural Resource Trust
11:15 – 11:45 AM“Sage-grouse Adaptive Management Process”
Bob Budd, Executive Director, Wyoming Wildlife and Natural Resource Trust
11:45 AM – 1:00 PMLUNCH
1:00 – 1:25 PMDouglas Core Area Restoration Team Update
1:25 – 1:50 PM“Sage-grouse Winter Concentration Area Research”
Paul Ulrich, Vice President Government and Regulatory Affairs, Jonah Energy and Matt Holloran, Chief Scientist, Wildlife Management Research Support
1:50 – 2:15 PM“Produced Water Uses”
Jonathan Brant, Associate Professor, UW College of Engineering and Applied Science and Pete Stahl, Professor of Soil Ecology, UW College of Agriculture and Natural Resources
2:15 – 2:45 PMBREAK
2:45 – 3:10 PM“Voluntary Remediation Program Information and How Operators Participate”
Matt Buchholz, Hazardous Waste Permitting and Corrective Action/VRP, Wyoming DEQ
3:10 – 3:35 PM“Invasive Species Updates and New Technology”
Josh Sorenson, Reclamation Specialist, Jonah Energy
3:35 – 4:00 PM“Adaptive Native Species for Consideration in Reclaiming Wyoming Rangelands”
Daryle Bennett, Sales Manager, Granite Seedand Erosion Control
4:00 PMAdjournment