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Watershed Planning and Restoration Program

Watershed Symposium

9th Annual
Salt Lake County Watershed Symposium

November 18-19, 2015


***2015 Call for Sessions is now open!***
Proposals Due by September 11


Free and open to everyone, the Watershed Symposium brings together water quality experts, policy makers, environmental advocates, industry, academics, students, and the public. Speakers and sessions cover a broad range of topics---from general interest to technical---with local, regional, and national relevance.

Session Proposal Form
Poster Session Request Form
Info Table Request Form
Session Moderator Volunteer Form (coming in October)


Keynote speakers

  • Daniel McCool--Director of the Environmental and Sustainability Studies Program and a professor in the Political Science Department at the University of Utah.
  • Patrick A. Shea--Pat is a Salt Lake Native and a conservation biologist who also practices law. He served in the Clinton Administration as the National Director of the Bureau of Land Management. 


The 2015 Watershed Symposium will be held at the Utah Cultural Celebration Center again this year, located along the Jordan River in West Valley City.



Questions? Contact Lynn at, (385) 468-6643



Your opportunity to join the conversation about water quality, pollution control, and nature protection. Find out what's being done to make a difference, and what you can do!