2018 Driftless Area Symposium Draft Agenda


2018 Driftless Area Symposium

The Driftless Area Symposium will be held in La Crosse, Wisconsin at the Radisson Hotel February 5th and 6th, 2018.

Monday February 5, 2018

8:00 a.m. Registration begins

10:00 a.m. Symposium begins

10:00-11:00 am Lightniing Round- Conservation organizations give a 12-slide timed presentation of organization and project updates.


Riparian Management

Keynote speaker:
Dave Vetrano, retired WI DNR Fisheries Biologist from La Crosse will give an overview Driftless fisheries management and landscape.

Watershed Management

Keynote speaker:
Mary Marczak, Director, Urban Family Development and Evaluation, U MN Ext. Importance of Diversity in Conservation.

5:30-6:30 pm--Social at the Freight House


Tuesday February 6, 2018

7:00-8:00 a.m. Breakfast

8:00 a.m. Registration begins

8:00-12:00 p.m. Program continues


Hotel reservations can be made directly by calling the Radisson at 608-784-6680 (or toll free at 1-800-333-3333). The discounted rate for our meeting is $112/night for a standard two Queen River View or $82/night for standard King City View. Ask for the Driftless Area Symposium rate.  The room rate will be held until Monday January 12, 2018.