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Albemarle County Office Building

401 McIntire Road

Charlottesville, VA 22902

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Join your neighbors for the Rivanna Renaissance Conference on Friday September 29 at the Albemarle County Building. Come learn about the river and all the great things that are happening in our community. Breaks and lunch cost are included in the registration fee.

Friday, September 29 –

Rivanna River Renaissance Conference Conference Agenda

8:30 – 9:00 Registration (with beverages, pastries and fruit)
9:00 – 9:15 Welcome – Mike Foreman, Board Chair, Rivanna Conservation Alliance
Diantha H. McKeel - Chair, Albemarle County Board of Supervisors
Mike Signer, Mayor, City of Charlottesville
Ann Mallek – Chair Rivanna River Basin Commission

9:15 – 11:00 Plan Globally - Act at Home – Introductions – Robbi Savage, RCA
Nick DiPasquale – Director – EPA Chesapeake Bay Program
Stephen Nash, University of Richmond - Journalist, Author
11:00 – 11:15 Woolen Mills - History and Re-Development
Brian Roy, BR Development LLC.

11:15 – 12:30 Networking Lunch - Exhibits in the Common Rooms
12:30 - 2:30 Rivers, Parks, Trails, and Reservoirs – Introductions Rex Linville, PEC
River Planning for Interjurisdictional Cooperation – Wood Hudson, Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission
River Access and Park Projects – Chris Gensic, Charlottesville Parks & Recreation
Berkmar and Buck Island Projects - Dan Mahon – Albemarle Parks & Recreation
Water Supply and Reservoir Management, Bill Mawyer, Rivanna Water & Sewer Authority
River Access and Water Trails –

Gabe Silver, Rivanna River Company
Moores Creek Dam Removal Projects – Kristel Riddervold, City of Charlottesville
2:30 – 3:15 Aquatic Life and Bacterial Water Quality Monitoring- Introductions John Murphy, County of Albemarle
Benthic Monitoring – Jessica Dodds, Rivanna Conservation Alliance
Bacteria Monitoring -- Julia Ela, Rivanna Conservation Alliance minutes
3:15 – 4:45 Environmental Education in the Rivanna Watershed
Living Classrooms - Adam Mulcahy, Western Albemarle High School - with Students
Camp Albemarle MWEE Programs - Marilyn Smith and Ann Mallek
Lewis and Clark Exploratory Center River Education Programs - Alexandria Searls
Rivanna Enviro-Thon programs - Ann Coates, Thomas Jefferson Soil & Water Conservation Dist.

Spiney Mussel Project - Pearce Johnson - with Students - St. Anne’s Belfield School
4:45 – 5:15 Community Discussion with Open Microphone
5:30 – 7:00 Reception & Music– Kardinal Hall 722 Preston Ave, Charlottesville, VA



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Charlottesville, VA 22902

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