Thursday, January 12, 2012

2012 Water Protection Network Annual Meeting to Have a Mississippi River Basin Focus

May 2011 Mississippi River Flooding 
The Water Protection Network has announced plans to hold its 2012 Membership Meeting along the Mississippi River in St. Louis, Missouri from March 18  – 20.  The meeting theme will be "Working With Nature to Protect Communities,"  and will include a field trip to the nearby Cahokia Mounds World Heritage Site, workshops on becoming a more effective advocate for water protection projects and permits, and a panel discussion on the 2011 Mississippi and Missouri River floods.

The Water Protection Network is seeking sponsors for the meeting.  Sponsorship information can be found here (PDF file).  Additional meeting information can be found at these web locations (also as PDF files):
The Water Protection Network home Internet page notes that it is a coalition of hundreds of organizations from around the country that "supports member groups advocating to ensure water projects and policies are economically and environmentally sound."

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