34th Annual Meeting: Emerging Challenges for the Waters of Wisconsin


Meeting Information

March 4 - 5, 2010 at the Madison Marriott West, 1313 John Q Hammons Dr, Middleton, WI 53562

Download the Conference Registration Information and Mail-in Form [673 kb pdf file].

Download the final Conference Program [519 kb pdf file].


Meeting Highlights

Our evening speaker was Senator Mark Miller (D-Monona) who spoke on the latest groundwater legislation in Wisconsin.

Picture of Mark Miller, Dinner Speaker
Senator Mark Miller is the evening speaker.

Distinguished Service Award

This year’s Distinguished Service Award went to George Kraft (UW Stevens Point). George was recognized for his continuing efforts in water resources education and research in the central sand plains of Wisconsin.

Picture of George Kraft, Distinguished Service Award recipient
George Kraft, UW Stevens Point receives the 2010 Distinguised Service Award.

Student Presentation Awards

AWRA encourages student participation in its annual meeting by recognizing the best student oral presentation, best student poster, and undergraduate excellence in either the oral or poster categories. This year’s competition featured oral presentations by ? graduate students and posters by ? graduate and ? undergraduate students.

Best Student Oral Presentation Award went to Eric G. Booth, University of Wisconsin-Madison for Controls on the Soil Moisture Regime of a Restored Floodplain, East Branch Pecatonica River: A Field and Modeling Investigation.

Best Student Poster Award went to Samantha N. Miller, Carthage College for Initiating a Long-term Monitoring Program of Aquatic and Terrestrial Invasive Species in Kenosha County, Wisconsin.

Best Student Poster Award went to Caren J. Ackley, University of Wisconsin-Parkside, Geosciences Depatment for Interactions between Tetracycline and Kaolinite in Aqueous Solution.

Picture of Eric Booth, Best Student Oral Presentation Award
Eric Booth receives the Best Student Oral Presentation Award
Picture of Samantha Miller, Best Student Poster Award
Samantha Miller is the recipient of the Best Student Poster Award
Picture of Caren Ackley, Best Student Poster Award
Caren Ackley is awarded the Best Student Poster Award